By Anton J. L. van Hooff

utilizing virtually 1000 case reviews, either genuine and fictional, Dr van Hooff presents us with a distinct and fascinating perception into self-killing within the Graeco-Roman world.
The writer analyses the tools and factors which lie in the back of self-killing touching on them to old well known morality because it appears to be like within the quite a few media and lines the improvement of the concept that of self-murder, in place of the unique suggestion of autothanasia, which lies on the root of the Christian abhorrence of suicide.

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