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Phthonos: Missgunst, Neid Und Eifersucht in Der Byzantinischen Literatur

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Phthonos: Missgunst, Neid Und Eifersucht in Der Byzantinischen Literatur

by Martin Hinterberger

English Summary: The emotion phthonos (the spirit of envy or jealousy)") played a very important role in Byzantium: it was defined as evil, per se. While being interpreted, on the one hand, as the negative and aggressive passion that finds its expression in hypocrisy, calumny, and murder, phthonos is also closely linked to Satan, as it is his original sin. This volume presents an analysis of phthonos in Byzantine literature. German text. German Description Die Emotion "Phthonos" spielt in Byzanz (definiert als "Schmerz uber ...
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Language: German Binding: hardcover Publisher: Dr Ludwig Reichert Verlag Date published: 2013 ISBN-13: 9783895009143 ISBN: 3895009148

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