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Neither the transformation of the republic into an empire in the first-century BCE, nor the eventual abdication of the last pretenders to the Roman imperial throne in the Western part of the empire in 476 CE, prevented continued engagement with this Greek and Roman heritage of political philosophy among late antique and later medieval scholars and their successors writing in Latin, Arabic and Hebrew. Unless otherwise specified, the Products and Services, including any content viewed through our Streaming Service, are for your personal and non-commercial use only and we grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, license for that purpose.

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Publisher: West Group; 11th edition (January 1986)

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