Cicero: De finibus I. Edited for London University B.A.

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This dog represents a new chapter in your life. Phidias’ Statue of Zeus, at Olympia, was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Old Comedy is characterized by very topical political satire, tailored specifically to its audience, often lampooning specific public figures using individualized masks and often bawdy irreverence towards both men and gods. One interesting development has been the use of Aristotle to articulate an ethics of capability (Nussbaum 1993).

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