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By Anton J. L. van Hooff

utilizing nearly one thousand case experiences, either actual and fictional, Dr van Hooff presents us with a different and interesting perception into self-killing within the Graeco-Roman world.
The writer analyses the equipment and explanations which lie at the back of self-killing bearing on them to historic well known morality because it seems within the numerous media and strains the advance of the concept that of self-murder, in preference to the unique proposal of autothanasia, which lies on the root of the Christian abhorrence of suicide.

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