Comprises 34 essays from leading scholars in history, classics, philosophy, and political science to illuminate Greek and Roman political thought in all its diversity and depth.
- Offers a broad survey of ancient political thought from Archaic Greece through Late Antiquity
- Approaches ancient political philosophy from both a normative and historical focus
- Examines Greek and Roman political thought within historical context and contemporary debate
- Explores the role of ancient political thought in a range of philosophies, such as the individual and community, human rights, religion, and cosmopolitanism