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hubris

Edited by John Roberts

in Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

Published in print January 2007 | ISBN: 9780192801463
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191727061
hubris

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intentionally dishonouring behaviour, was treated as a serious crime in Athens. The term was highly pejorative.

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Subjects: Classical Studies

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