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    Cicero: Cato Maior de Senectute (Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries) (Paperback) By (author) Marcus Tullius Cicero, Edited by J.G.F. Powell, Edited by Kenneth Dover, Series edited by Michael Reeve, Series edited by James Diggle, Series edited by Neil Hopkinson, Series edited by Jonathan Powell, Series edited by David Sedley, Series edited by Richard Tarrant

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    DescriptionThis is a complete critical edition of Cicero's Cato Maior de Senectute (On Old Age) with an introduction and commentary. The text is based on a fresh examination of the manuscript tradition while the introduction aims to place the work in the context of Cicero's writings on old age in the ancient world. The Roman and Ciceronian qualities of the work are emphasized, rather than the search for lost sources that occupied scholars in the past. Matters of text, language, and content are all considered equally in the commentary.


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    Title
    Cicero: Cato Maior de Senectute
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marcus Tullius Cicero, Edited by J.G.F. Powell, Edited by Kenneth Dover, Series edited by Michael Reeve, Series edited by James Diggle, Series edited by Neil Hopkinson, Series edited by Jonathan Powell, Series edited by David Sedley, Series edited by Richard Tarrant
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 312
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 408 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521607049
    ISBN 10: 0521607043
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC subject category V2: JFSP31
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2ADL
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15700
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Libri: I-LA
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T General Subject: 500
    DC22: 305.26
    Abridged Dewey: 808
    LC classification: P
    BISAC V2.8: LAN000000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, SOC013000, LCO003000
    DC21: 878.0108
    BIC subject category V2: 2ADL
    LC classification: PA6296 .C2 1988
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: DNL, JBSP4
    Illustrations note
    3 b/w illus.
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    10 June 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Review quote
    "...the book is well indexed and organized; its introduction is for all readers, and the volume is well worth acquiring by any College library." Elaine Fantham, Classical World
    Table of contents
    Preface; Introduction; 1. The literary character of the Cato; 2. Old age in the philosophic tradition; 3. The text and the manuscripts; Texts; Commentary; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.