The War Of Greek Independence, 1821 To 1833

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After Athens was defeated, its philosophers rose to their full achievement in the work and lives of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, reinforcing the old axiom that defeat is the greatest muse for political philosophy. His works were read in schools in the time of Horace. Roman law then became the basis for the training of the nascent profession of lawyers. around Europe.
Interest in the romans was revived to some extent in Late Medieval Italy by the Italian humanists.

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Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC (September 10, 2010)

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