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This edition of the Latin text, with accompanying commentary, of the first book of Cicero's essay, On the Nature of the Gods comprises an exposition and refutation of the theology of the Epicurean philosophical school as well as a history of ancient reflections on the gods. Prefaced to the dialogue is Cicero's general justification for writing on philosophy. In his introduction, Andrew Dyck analyzes the work in the context of Cicero's intellectual development and of ancient views of the deity.

Synopsis:

Book I of On the Nature of the Gods comprises an exposition and refutation of the theology of the Epicurean philosophical school as well as a history of ancient reflections on the gods. This edition presents a Latin text, with an Introduction and accompanying commentary suitable for students.

Synopsis:

Edition, with Introduction and Commentary, of this key work of Epicurean theology and Roman philosophy.

About the Author

Andrew R. Dyck is Professor of Classics at UCLA. He is the author of numerous books, including A Commentary on Cicero, De Officiis (1996; ISBN 0472107194).

Table of Contents

Introduction; M. Tvlli Ciceronis de Natvra Deorvm Liber I; Commentary; Appendix: prose rhythm.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521006309
Editor:
Easterling, P. E.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Easterling, P. E.
Author:
Cicero, Marcus Tullius
Author:
Kenney, E. J.
Author:
Hardie, Philip
Author:
Marcus Tullius, Cicero
Author:
Hunter, Richard
Author:
Dyck, Andrew R.
Author:
Easterling, P. E.
Location:
Cambridge, U.K.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Latin
Subject:
Ancient and Classical
Subject:
Gods, Greek
Subject:
Theology
Subject:
Gods, roman
Subject:
Latin prose literature.
Subject:
General Language Arts & Disciplines
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Religion -- Philosophy.
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge Greek and Latin classics
Series Volume:
working paper 10034
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
248
Dimensions:
5.06x7.81x.52 in. .54 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Book I of On the Nature of the Gods comprises an exposition and refutation of the theology of the Epicurean philosophical school as well as a history of ancient reflections on the gods. This edition presents a Latin text, with an Introduction and accompanying commentary suitable for students.
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