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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