AIRF Vol. 36. De Amicitia. Friendship and Social Networks in Antiquity and the Middle Ages

Edited by Katariina Mustakallio & Christian Krötzl
Roma 2010
ISBN 978-88-7140-411-0

K. Mustakallio & C. Krötzl: Preface.

J. Sihvola: Friendship and Sociability in Aristotle.

M. Harlow & R. Laurence: De Amicitia: The Role of Age.

A.-C. Harders: ”Let us join our hearts!” – The Role and Meaning of Constructing Kinship and Friendship in Republican Rome.

E.A. Hemelrijk: Women’s Participation in Civic Life: Patronage and ”Motherhood” of Roman Associations.

A.B. Griffith: Amicitia in the Cult of Mithras: The Setting and Social Functions of the Mithraic Cult Meal.

A. Semellas: Friendship and Asceticism in the Late Antique East.

V. Vuolanto: Early Christian Communities as Family Networks Fertile Virgins and Celibate Fathers.

C. Laes: Kinship and Friendship in the Apothegmata Patrum.

M.S. Bjornlie, Amicitia in the Epistolary Tradition: The Case of Cassiodorus’Variae.

E.-M. Butz: Eternal amicitia? Social and Political Relationships in the Early Medieval libri memoriales.

S. Winst: The Infinity of Love. Conceptions of Joint Death in Medieval Literature (Amicus and Amelius vs. Tristan and Isolde).

J. Bredley: Fraternal Rivalry and Moral Patronage.

M. Tamminen: A Test of Friendship: Amicitia in the Crusade Ideology of the Thirteenth Century.

S. Katajala-Peltomaa: Gender, Networks and Collaboration: Pilgrimages in Fourteenth Century Canonization Processes.

J.A. Jara Fuente: Compulsory Bonding: Systemic Friends and Clients. Objectifying Inter-Personal Relationship on Fiftheenth-Century Urban Castile