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Published: 17 April 2008

192 Pages | 1 map


ISBN: 9780199535699

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The Prince

Niccolò Machiavelli
Translated by Peter Bondanella and Edited by Maurizio Viroli

Oxford World's Classics

  • A new translation, the only English translation to be based upon the authoritative Italian text edited by Giorgio Inglese (1996), that is accurate, readable, and faithful to Machiavelli's style
  • The introduction by Maurizio Viroli presents Machiavelli's political thought in an original context, whose main purpose was the foundation of states and redemption of peoples, using oratory and rhetoric as his main tools.
  • The most comprehensive explanatory and critical notes in any currently available English translation
  • The most comprehensive bibliography in any edition of the work
  • Helpful Glossary of Proper Names, Index and map

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