The Political Thought of Sallust

  title={The Political Thought of Sallust},
  author={Peter Astbury Brunt},
  journal={The Classical Review},
  pages={74 - 75}
  • P. Brunt
  • Published 1 March 1963
  • History
  • The Classical Review
SALLUST has perhaps attracted too much attention on the Continent and too little here. In his selections from Roman political thought (From Alexander to Constantine) Sir Ernest Barker ignored him altogether. Dr. Earl's book fills a gap, especially in English writings; and it is doubly welcome for its clarity, attention to the texts, and sound common sense. Earl remarks that 'it was a peculiarity of Roman thought generally to represent political crises as moral ones' (44). The prefaces and other… 
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