Cicero On Divination. Book 1 by David Wardle

Cicero On Divination. Book 1

EditorDavid Wardle

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In the two Books ofDe divinatione Cicero considers beliefs concerning fate and the possibility of prediction: in the first book he puts the (principally Stoic) case for them in the mouth of his brother Quintus; in the second, speaking in his own person, he argues against them. In this newtranslation of, and commentary on, Book One - the first in English for over 80 years - David Wardle guides the reader through the course of Cicero's argument, giving particular attention to the traditional Roman and the philosophical conception of divination.

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David Wardle is Professor of Classics and Ancient History, University of Cape Town.
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Title:Cicero On Divination. Book 1Format:PaperbackDimensions:488 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.98 inPublished:November 15, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199297924

ISBN - 13:9780199297924

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IntroductionTranslationCommentary