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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Rome

Subjects:

  • Rome -- History -- To 510 B.C.,
  • Rome -- History -- Republic, 510-265 B.C.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementwith an English translation by B.O. Foster.
SeriesThe Loeb classical library ;, 114
ContributionsFoster, B. O.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDG233 .L5813 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvi, 447, 8 p., [2] folded leaves of plates :
Number of Pages447
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2142031M
ISBN 100674991265
LC Control Number88211705

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In splendid style, Livy—a man of wide sympathies and proud of Rome’s past—presented an uncritical but clear and living narrative of the rise of Rome to greatness. The Loeb Classical Library edition of Livy is in fourteen volumes. The last volume includes a comprehensive index. There are 14 volumes of Livy available in the Loeb series which include all of his known writings. Livy wrote at the end of the first century BC and the beginning of the first century AD. His books cover the period from the foundation of Rome in BC to the early Principate ending in 9 BC/5(4). rows  The book History of Rome, sometimes referred to as Ab Urbe Condita ([Books] . Livy, Latin in full Titus Livius, (born 59/64 bc, Patavium, Venetia [now Padua, Italy]—died ad 17, Patavium), with Sallust and Tacitus, one of the three great Roman historians. His history of Rome became a classic in his own lifetime and exercised a profound influence on the style and philosophy of historical writing down to the 18th century.

The Loeb edition of Livy comes in 14 volumes, so I'll give a summary of the complete work in this first volume, so newcomers have an idea of what to expect. The Loeb books are conveniently small, feature the original Latin with an English translation on the opposite page, the maps are o.k., and the index for the entire set is in the 14th volume.4/5. Of the rest only fragments and the summaries remain. In splendid style Livy, a man of wide sympathies and proud of Rome's past, presented an uncritical but clear and living narrative of the rise of Rome to greatness. The Loeb Classical Library edition of Livy is in fourteen volumes. The last volume includes a comprehensive index. Livy (Titus Livius), the great Roman historian, was born at or near Patavium (Padua) in 64 or 59 BCE; he may have lived mostly in Rome but died at Patavium, in 12 or 17 CE.. Livy's only extant work is part of his history of Rome from the foundation of the city to 9 its books, we have j and short summaries of all the rest except two. The only extant work by Livy (64 or 59 BCE or 17 CE) is part of his history of Rome from the foundation of the city to 9 BCE. Of its books , 21 .