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In the introduction, Orwin declares that he is a political scientist and places himself in the tradition of such political men as Machiavelli, Hobbes, and Rousseau. (misrepresentation?) Chapter 9 merely recapitulates his argument. (anything that could be perceived as irony, or even worse, sarcasm should be avoided) He does not always cite the precise Greek term he is discussing. For instance, when he introduces the term wisdom , nowhere does he mention the Greek noun for the word . Similarly, I have to wonder how much he has added to Strauss’ interpretation of Thucydides in his book The City and The Man . (no, you should know that as a reviewer). Both poems concern structures dedicated to emperors, and both have a strong emphasis on vision. This chapter, however, also highlights one of G’s weaknesses, namely that he arbitrarily assigns similarity to two passages, then names Statius as innovator because there are differences in the passages. (lacking in clarity) A complete text with apparatus criticus is provided to the reader. (Whose text is this? Is it
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