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Metabolē Politeiōn: Roman and Achaean Degeneration in the Fragmentary Books

Craige B. Champion

in Cultural Politics in Polybius's Histories

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237643
eISBN:
9780520929890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237643.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter investigates Polybius's collective representations in the fragmentary text following book 6, the period in which Polybius considered Rome to have passed its zenith. The representation of ... More


Text & Translation of Book III

P.G. Walsh (ed.)

in De Civitate Dei Books III and IV

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687594
eISBN:
9781800342996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687594.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter provides the original text and translation of Book III of Augustine's The City of God. It begins with a programmatic statement that demonstrates how Roman gods had encouraged rather than ... More


The Role of Metaphysics in Republic VIII–IX

Dominic Scott

in Levels of Argument: A Comparative Study of Plato's Republic and Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199249640
eISBN:
9780191799877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249640.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses the extent to which Socrates uses the metaphysics of the central books to support the defence of justice resumed in VIII and IX. One might think it natural to do so: by ... More


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