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The kingly man : an examination of the monarchical theories of the Hellenistic and Roman Empires

Sheather, Mary Cecilia


This thesis examines the attitudes to government common to Greek and Roman writers who lived between the advent of the Hellenistic Age and the heyday of the Roman Empire in the second century A.D., and who wrote theoretical works dealing directly or indirectly with monarchical government. This was, for most of them, the only form of government worthy of serious consideration. The aim of the thesis is to analyse the extent to which the term 'political* is a misnomer for the works of these...[Show more]

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Date published: 1977-09
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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