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Includes 34 essays from major students in heritage, classics, philosophy, and political technological know-how to light up Greek and Roman political inspiration in all its range and depth.

• bargains a large survey of old political suggestion from Archaic Greece via overdue Antiquity
• methods old political philosophy from either a normative and historic focus
• Examines Greek and Roman political idea inside of historic context and modern debate
• Explores the function of historic political suggestion in a variety of philosophies, equivalent to the person and neighborhood, human rights, faith, and cosmopolitanism

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Dittenberger et al. (eds), Sylloge Inscriptionum Graecarum, 3rd edn (Leipzig: Hirzel, 1915–24) Tac. Tacitus Agr. Agricola Ann. Annals Hist. Histories Thuc. Thucydides TGF A. ), Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta, 2nd edn (1889); suppl. B. Snell (1964) TrGF B. Snell, R. Kannicht, and S. Radt (eds), Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta, 4 vols (1971–85); vol. 1, 2nd edn (1986). Tyrt. Tyrtaeus Ulpian, Dig. Ulpian, Digest Usener H. Usener, Epicurea (Leipzig: Teubner, 1887; repr. Stuttgart: Teubner, 1966) Val.

Even though such figures often transfigured ancient theories, they tended to agree that the classical experience of citizenship was one of the most fruitful sources of inquiry into this critical political idea. The reason is, roughly, that the egalitarian ancient city-state expected and often demanded from its citizens an extraordinary degree of civic participation and interest. Such demands led to an exceptional degree of reflection upon the nature of civic virtue and vice and on the broad questions of moral psychology and political agency that such reflection usually inspired.

Dittenberger et al. (eds), Sylloge Inscriptionum Graecarum, 3rd edn (Leipzig: Hirzel, 1915–24) Tac. Tacitus Agr. Agricola Ann. Annals Hist. Histories Thuc. Thucydides TGF A. ), Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta, 2nd edn (1889); suppl. B. Snell (1964) TrGF B. Snell, R. Kannicht, and S. Radt (eds), Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta, 4 vols (1971–85); vol. 1, 2nd edn (1986). Tyrt. Tyrtaeus Ulpian, Dig. Ulpian, Digest Usener H. Usener, Epicurea (Leipzig: Teubner, 1887; repr. Stuttgart: Teubner, 1966) Val.

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