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By Anton J. L. van Hooff

Utilizing virtually 1000 case experiences, either genuine and fictional, Dr van Hooff presents us with a distinct and fascinating perception into self-killing within the Graeco-Roman world.
The writer analyses the tools and factors which lie in the back of self-killing pertaining to them to historical renowned morality because it looks within the a number of media and strains the advance of the concept that of self-murder, in preference to the unique suggestion of autothanasia, which lies on the root of the Christian abhorrence of suicide.

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