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    The Republic: AND The Laws (Oxford World's Classics) (Paperback) By (author) Marcus Tullius Cicero, Volume editor Jonathan Powell, Introduction by J.G.F. Powell, Translated by Niall Rudd

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    Description'However one defines Man, the same definition applies to us all. This is sufficient proof that there is no essential difference within mankind.' (Laws l.29-30) Cicero's The Republic is an impassioned plea for responsible governement written just before the civil war that ended the Roman Republic in a dialogue following Plato. Drawing on Greek political theory, the work embodies the mature reflections of a Roman ex-consul on the nature of political organization, on justice in society, and on the qualities needed in a statesman. Its sequel, The Laws, expounds the influential doctrine of Natural Law, which applies to all mankind, and sets out an ideal code for a reformed Roman Republic, already half in the realm of utopia. This is the first complete English translation of both works for over sixty years and features a lucid Introduction, a Table of Dates, notes on the Roman constitution, and an Index of Names.


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    Title
    The Republic: AND The Laws
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marcus Tullius Cicero, Volume editor Jonathan Powell, Introduction by J.G.F. Powell, Translated by Niall Rudd
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 192 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 200 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780192832368
    ISBN 10: 0192832360
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF
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    BIC subject category V2: JPA, JPH
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    B&T General Subject: 650
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 26
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    DC21: 320.1
    DC22: 320.1
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    BISAC V2.8: POL010000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004190
    BIC subject category V2: LAFR
    LC classification: JC81 .C613 1998
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    B&T Approval Code: A40203028
    LC classification: JC81.C613
    Illustrations note
    bibliography, table, index
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford Paperbacks
    Publication date
    19 November 1998
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Niall Rudd is Emeritus Professor of Latin at Bristol University. He has previously translated Juvenal's Satires for Oxford World's Classics. Jonathan Powell is Professor of Latin at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He is preparing a new text of De Republica and De Legibus for the Oxford Classical Texts series.