On Government

On Government


Introduction by: Michael Grant
Translator: Michael Grant

Format
Paperback
Price
$17.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140445954
  • 432 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

These pioneering writings on the mechanics, tactics, and strategies of government were devised by the Roman Republic’s most enlightened thinker.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Against Verres (II, 5): How Not to Govern a Province
2. For Murena: When to Sacrifice a Principle
3. For Balbus: The Admission of Foreigners to Citizenship
4. On the State (III): The Ideal Form of Government (V, VI): The Good Statesman
5. On Laws (III): How to Run the Ideal Government
6. The Brutus: The Importance of Oratory
7. The Philippics (IV, V, X): Against Rule by One Man
Appendix I: Some of the Arguments used in For Balbus
Appendix II: Minor Orators Mentioned in the Brutus
Maps
The Roman Empire in 51 B.C.
Italy
Sicily
Eastern Europe
The East
Western Europe and North Africa
Plan of Rome

Further Reading

Index

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