From the Publisher
These pioneering writings on the mechanics, tactics, and strategies of government were devised by the Roman Republic's most enlightened thinker.
From the Jacket
Cicero, writes Michael Grant in his Introduction to this superb selection, is ’by far Rome’s most enlightening polictical thinker, and perhaps its greatest.’Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.) was a key figure in the turbulent closing years of the Roman Republic. The principles he expounded, occasionally compromised, and eventually di...