Civil Disobedience in Antiquity


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This book derives from the Messenger Lectures at Cornell. In it Daube provides a synoptic view of nonviolent civil disobedience in the Ancient World. His learning lets him draw freely on Greek and Roman sources--theological, legal historical, literary, dramatic, and popular. From these he shows that there is hardly a variety of civil disobedience known today which is not anticipated in some form or another by the ancients. Is this book more than an entertaining exercise of scholarship? Professor Daube writes, "To speak ...

Civil Disobedience in Antiquity 2011, Wipf & Stock Publishers, Eugene

ISBN-13: 9781610975094

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Civil Disobedience in Antiquity 1968, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9780852242315