Skip to content
Cart

Your Cart

×

You have 0 items in your cart.

Register Sign in Wishlist

Cicero: On the Commonwealth and On the Laws

2nd Edition

$69.99 (X)

Part of Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought

  • Date Published: July 2017
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107140066

$ 69.99 (X)
Hardback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
Paperback, eBook


Looking for an examination copy?

If you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact collegesales@cambridge.org providing details of the course you are teaching.

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • Cicero's On the Commonwealth and On the Laws were his first and most substantial attempts to adapt Greek theories of political life to the circumstances of the Roman Republic. They represent Cicero's understanding of government and remain his most important works of political philosophy. On the Commonwealth survives only in part, and On the Laws was never completed. The new edition of this volume has been revised throughout to take account of recent scholarship, and features a new introduction, a new bibliography, a chronological table and a biographical index. James E. G. Zetzel offers a scholarly reconstruction of the fragments of On the Commonwealth and a masterly translation of both dialogues. The texts are further supported by notes and synopsis, designed to assist students in politics, philosophy, ancient history, law and classics.

    • Offers a readable translation, based on a thorough revision of the Latin text
    • Revised throughout to take account of recent scholarship
    • New edition features include a new introduction and bibliography, a chronological table and a biographical index
    Read more

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: July 2017
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107140066
    • length: 286 pages
    • dimensions: 223 x 143 x 12 mm
    • weight: 0.49kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Editor's note
    Introduction
    Text and translation
    Bibliography
    Chronology
    Synopsis
    Part I. On the Commonwealth:
    1. Book I
    2. Book II
    3. Book III
    4. Book IV
    5. Book V
    6. Book VI
    7. Unplaced fragments
    Part II. On the Laws:
    1. Book I
    2. Book II
    3. Book III
    4. Fragments.

  • Author

    Marcus Tullius Cicero

    Editor and Translator

    James E. G. Zetzel, Columbia University, New York
    James E. G. Zetzel is Anthon Professor of the Latin Language and Literature at Columbia University, New York. He has lectured and published widely on Latin literature, ancient law and political theory, and the history of scholarship. He is a recipient of fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation.

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×