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    Cicero: De re publica: Selections: Selections (Cambridge Greek & Latin Classics) (Paperback)(English / Latin) By (author) Marcus Tullius Cicero, Edited by James E. G. Zetzel, Series edited by P. E. Easterling, Series edited by Philip Hardie, Series edited by Richard Hunter, Series edited by E. J. Kenney

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    DescriptionCicero's De re publica contains the fullest ancient account of the theory of the mixed constitution and the oldest extant narrative of early Roman history; it concludes with the Dream of Scipio, one of the most influential ancient visions of the afterlife. The argument of the dialogue concerns the relationship between political theory and practice, and between social institutions and the individual citizen. This edition of most of the surviving portions of De re publica is the most detailed commentary ever to appear in English. It explains Cicero's philosophical argument and its relationship to his account of early Rome, and thoroughly elucidates the language and style of the treatise. The introduction offers a new and provocative interpretation of Cicero's dialogue as a work both of literature and of political philosophy.


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    Title
    Cicero: De re publica: Selections
    Subtitle
    Selections
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marcus Tullius Cicero, Edited by James E. G. Zetzel, Series edited by P. E. Easterling, Series edited by Philip Hardie, Series edited by Richard Hunter, Series edited by E. J. Kenney
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 284
    Width: 123 mm
    Height: 186 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 310 g
    Language
    English
    Latin
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521348966
    ISBN 10: 052134896X
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: POL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.0
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    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
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    BIC subject category V2: JPA
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21000
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
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    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
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    DC22: 320.1
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 873.01
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    BIC subject category V2: 2ADL
    LC subject heading:
    DC20: 875.01
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PA6296 .D8 1995
    Thema V1.0: JPA
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    23 November 2002
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Review quote
    "Invaluable for students of Roman philosophy and political theory who read De Re Publica in Latin." Religious Studies Review
    Table of contents
    Introduction: 1. Context; 2. Composition, setting, form; 3. Argument, structure, sources; 4. Style; 5. Text; M. TVLLI CICERONIS DE RE PVBLICA LIBRI; Commentary.