Cicero: De Natura Deorum Book I / Edition 1 by Marcus Tullius Cicero | 9780521006309 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Cicero: De Natura Deorum Book I / Edition 1

Cicero: De Natura Deorum Book I / Edition 1

by Marcus Tullius Cicero
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521006309

ISBN-13: 9780521006309

Pub. Date: 10/28/2009

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521006309
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2009
Series:
Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
4.84(w) x 7.32(h) x 0.51(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

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

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