By Marcus Tullius Cicero,James E. G. Zetzel,Raymond Geuss

Cicero's at the Commonwealth and at the legislation have been his first and so much large try to adapt Greek theories of political existence to the conditions of the Roman Republic. They symbolize Cicero's imaginative and prescient of a great society, and stay his most crucial works of political philosophy. at the Commonwealth survives in basic terms partially, and at the legislation used to be by no means accomplished. the current quantity deals a scholarly reconstruction of the fragments of at the Commonwealth and a masterly translation of either dialogues, ready through James E. G. Zetzel, Professor of Classics at Columbia collage. The texts are supported by way of a concise advent, notes, synopsis, biographical notes and bibliography, all designed to help scholars in politics, philosophy, old heritage, legislations and classics.

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