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The Life of AlcibiadesDangerous Ambition and the Betrayal of Athens

The Life of Alcibiades: Dangerous Ambition and the Betrayal of Athens

Jacqueline de Romilly

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501719752
eISBN:
9781501739965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719752.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This biography of Alcibiades, the charismatic Athenian statesman and general (c. 450–404 BC) who achieved both renown and infamy during the Peloponnesian War, is both an extraordinary adventure story ... More

Machiavelli's Three RomesReligion, Human Liberty, and Politics Reformed

Machiavelli's Three Romes: Religion, Human Liberty, and Politics Reformed

Vickie B. Sullivan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747847
eISBN:
9781501747861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747847.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Niccolò Machiavelli's ambiguous treatment of religion has fueled a contentious and long-standing debate among scholars. Whereas some insist that Machiavelli is a Christian, others maintain he is a ... More

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