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A commentary on Cicero, De legibus

Author: Andrew R Dyck; Marcus Tullius Cicero
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"De Legibus has been one of Cicero's most neglected works; this new commentary provides a detailed interpretation and places the essay in the context of the politics and philosophical thought of its time."
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dyck, Andrew R. (Andrew Roy), 1947-
Commentary on Cicero, De legibus.
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)647081446
Named Person: Marcus Tullius Cicero; Titus Pomponius Atticus; Quintus Tullius Cicero; Marcus Tullius Cicero; Marcus Tullius Cicero; Titus Pomponius Atticus; Quintus Tullius Cicero
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew R Dyck; Marcus Tullius Cicero
ISBN: 0472113240 9780472113248
OCLC Number: 51964631
Description: xlix, 645 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The Literature on Law prior to De Legibus 1 --
2. The Composition --
a. Date 5 --
b. Motives; Consequences 7 --
3. Sources and Originality 12 --
4. De Legibus and Politics 15 --
5. The Scene and Fictive Date 20 --
6. The Characterization of the Participants 23 --
7. The Reconstruction of the Whole 28 --
8. Influence through the Centuries 30 --
9. Language and Style 38 --
10. The Text 40 --
Commentary on Book 1 46 --
Commentary on Book 2 238 --
Commentary on Book 3 425 --
Commentary on the Fragments 556 --
Addenda et Corrigenda 561 --
Addenda et Corrigenda to A.R. Dyck, A Commentary on Cicero, de Officiis 563.
Responsibility: Andrew R. Dyck.
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