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Cicero: de Natura Deorum Book I (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics)

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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:
9780521803601
Editor:
Easterling, P. E.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Easterling, P. E.
Author:
Hunter, Richard
Author:
Dyck, Andrew R.
Author:
Easterling, P. E.
Author:
Cicero, Marcus Tullius
Author:
Kenney, E. J.
Author:
Hardie, Philip
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
General
Subject:
Latin
Subject:
Ancient and Classical
Subject:
Gods, Greek
Subject:
Theology
Subject:
General Language Arts & Disciplines
Subject:
Religion -- Philosophy -- Early works to 1800.
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Gods, roman
Subject:
Religion -- Philosophy.
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics
Publication Date:
20030731
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
246
Dimensions:
7.74x4.80x.81 in. .76 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.
"Synopsis" by , Edition, with Introduction and Commentary, of this key work of Epicurean theology and Roman philosophy.
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