The History of Rome, Books 1-5
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History of Rome, Books 1-5 by Livy
Book DescriptionIn addition to Valerie Warrior's crisp, fluent translation of the first five books of Livy's Ab Urbe Condita , this edition features a general introduction to Livy and his work, extensive foot-of-the-page notes offering essential contextual information, and a chronology of events. Three appendices--on the genealogies of the most prominent political figures in the early Republic, Livy's relationship with Augustus, and Livy's treatment of religion--offer additional insight into the author and the early history of Rome.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780872207233
(215mm x 9mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publish Date: 25-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Livy
Valerie M. Warrior is the author of Roman Religion (Cambridge University Press, 2006) and The initiation of the Second Macedonian War: An Explication of Livy Book 31 (F. Steiner, 1996).
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