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Aristotle and Xenophon on Democracy and Oligarchy

J. M. Moore (Author), Kurt A. Raaflaub (Foreword)

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Paperback, 326 pages
ISBN: 9780520266056
October 2010
$31.95, £27.00
This collection contains:

Aristotle's The Constitution of Athens

Xenophon's The Politeia of the Spartans

The Constitution of the Athenians ascribed to Xenophon the Orator

The Boeotian Constitution from the Oxyrhynchus Historian

In bringing together, translating, and annotating these constitutional documents from ancient Greece thirty five years ago, J. M. Moore produced an authoritative work of the highest scholarship. An explanatory essay by classics scholar Kurt A. Raaflaub expands this indispensable collection.
J. M. Moore was a noted classics scholar, translator, and author whose books include Variorum: A Greek Translation Book and The Manuscript Tradition of Polybius. Kurt A. Raaflaub is David Herlihy University Professor and Professor of Classics and History at Brown University.
"This collection proves invaluable for both scholars and teaching purposes."—Marlene K. Sokolon European Legacy

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