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Date: 06/06/2013

Time: 7:00 pm

book CoverBECOMING ACHILLES: CHILD-SACRIFICE, WAR, AND MISRULE IN THE ILIAD AND BEYOND by Richard Holway

Richard Holway, acquisitions editor for the University of Virginia Press, also teaches in the Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics at UVa. Viewing the Iliad and myth through the lens of modern psychology, the author exposes sacrificial child rearing practices at the root of competitive, glory-seeking ancient Greek cultures.