Aristotle and Xenophon on Democracy and Oligarchy

Aristotle and Xenophon on Democracy and Oligarchy

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This collection contains: Aristotle's "The Constitution of Athens"; Xenophon's "The Politeia of the Spartans"; "The Constitution of the Athenians" ascribed to Xenophon the Orator; and, "The Boeotian Constitution" from the Oxyrhynchus Historian. In bringing together, translating, and annotating these constitutional documents from ancient Greece thirty five years ago, J.M. Moore produced an authoritative work of the highest scholarship. There is an explanatory essay by classics scholar Kurt A. Raaflaub that expands this indispensable collection.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 326 pages
  • 139.7 x 208.28 x 25.4mm | 385.55g
  • University of California Press
  • Berkerley, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 0520266056
  • 9780520266056
  • 923,163

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"This collection proves invaluable for both scholars and teaching purposes." -- Marlene K. Sokolon European Legacyshow more

About J. M. Moore

J. M. Moore was a noted classics scholar, translator, and author whose books include Variorum: A Greek Translation Book and The Manuscript Tradition of Polybius. Kurt A. Raaflaub is David Herlihy University Professor and Professor of Classics and History at Brown University.show more