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A Commentary on Livy

John Briscoe

A Commentary on Livy

Books XXXI-XXXIII (Clarendon Paperbacks)

by John Briscoe

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages400
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Open LibraryOL7396786M
ISBN 100198147384
ISBN 109780198147381

LibriVox recording of From the Foundation of the City Vol. 1, by Titus Livius (Livy). Ab urbe condita, is a monumental history of ancient Rome written in the Latin language by Titus Livius, an ancient Roman historian. The work covers the time from the stories of Aeneas, the earliest legendary period from before the city's founding in c. BC, to Livy's own times in the reign . The book History of Rome, sometimes referred to as Ab Urbe Condita ([Books] from the Founding of the City), is a monumental history of ancient Rome, written in Latin between 27 and 9 BC by the historian Titus Livius, or "Livy", as he is usually known in English. The work covers the period from the legends concerning the arrival of Aeneas and the refugees from the fall of Troy, to the city's.

Book 2 Themes to note include the struggle between plebeians and senate, creation of people's champions (tribunes of the people), their behavior and Livy's commentary on it, and frequent references to agrarian (land) legislation; frequency of conflicts with neighboring peoples, especially Volsci, Aequi, and various Etruscans. Livy’s Ab Urbe Condita Book 1 now in paperback October 8, October 8, Leave a comment This commentary is 7 x 10 in. ( x cm), the same trim size as College Caesar and Cicero’s First Catilinarian but twice as thick.

This, the final volume of Stephen Oakley’s commentary on Livy , provides a fittingly superb culmination to the project. O.’s monumental accomplishment does an immeasurable service to anyone, present and future, who seeks to understand Livy and Roman republican history. Taken together, these volumes represent a staggering amount of learning. Livy, Book 3. Twelve Tables (Roman laws written down by committee of 10) Livy, Book 5. Seige and capture of Veii, an Etruscan town and Rome's chief rival Gauls sack Rome c. Camillus helps Romans defeat Gauls; called a second Romulus. Roman History after Livy, Book 5.


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A Commentary on Livy by John Briscoe Download PDF EPUB FB2

Titus Livius (Livy), Ab urbe condita libri, erklärt von M. Weissenborn, b commentary, Charles Simmons, The Metamorphoses of Ovid, Books XIII and XIV. Livy's Ab Urbe Condita Book 1 (1st ed., pdf, 15 mb, 06Oct19) The link above is includes the first edition of the commentary on Ab Urbe Condita Book 1.

Livy's Preface to AUC is included at the end of the volume. Nota Bene: This commentary looks and feels more like a textbook than many of the smaller. Books VI-X of Livy's history of Rome describe the beginnings of Rome's conquest of Italy in the fourth century BC and contain some of Livy's finest writing.

The first of three volumes, this book offers an extensive introduction and commentary to Book VI. Titus Livius (Livy), Ab A Commentary on Livy book condita libri, erklärt von M.

Weissenborn, b commentary, Commentary on the Heroides of Ovid, PENELOPE ULYSSI Cross-references to this page (13). The book is not suitable for elementary or intermediate Latin students reading Livy as a corpus vile for grammar acquisition. It emphasizes historical rather than philological issues.

It also does not contain a text, on the supposition that people willing to buy this commentary also own the Oxford Classical Text (also done by Ogilvie and Reviews: 3.

Livy's ninth book, one of his finest and most interesting, begins with his celebrated account of the Roman disaster in the Caudine Forks and its aftermath and contains also the famous digression on Alexander and our longest account of the censorship of Appius Claudius Caecus.

A Commentary on Livy, Books VI–X, Vol. 3: Book IX. A Commentary on Livy book () A Commentary on Livy, Books VI–X, Vol. 4: Book X. Oakley () A Commentary on Livy Books 38– Ed.

John Briscoe () Oxford World's Classics: Livy: The Rise of Rome: Books One to Five. Luce (). Although he and his annalistic predecessors have often embellished the plain facts, the hard core of Livy's information is essentially reliable.

The burden of proof lies with those who want to maintain that a particular statement of Livy is untrue. Literature. R.M. Ogilvie, A Commentary on Livy, Books (2nd edition), Oxford. Ogilvie, A Commentary on Livy Books 1–5. Oxford: Clarendon Press, Pp. XIII +2 maps.

- Volume 57 Issue - Arnaldo Momigliano. A Commentary on Livy, Books VI–X, Vol. 4: Book X. Oakley () A Commentary on Livy Books 38– Ed.

John Briscoe () Oxford World's Classics: Livy: The Rise of Rome: Books One to Five. Luce () Oxford World's Classics: Livy: Hannibal's War: Books Twenty-One to Thirty. Eds John C. Yardley and Dexter Hoyos ( Livy's History of Rome covers the city's foundation to 9 BC in Books of which only and survive.

This is the fourth and final volume of John Briscoe's commentary on the last fifteen surviving Books of Livy. PREFACE. Titus Livius, the illustrious author of the Roman History, descended from a noble family in Rome, and was born at Patavium, now called Padua, in Italy, in the th year of Rome, fifty-eight years before the commencement of the Christian æra.

Like many other literary men, his life was contemplative, rather than active; very few particulars, therefore, concerning him, have. This new commentary, which is a sequel to those on Books VI-VIII published in anddeals comprehensively with all aspects of Livy's work, including the literary structure of his narrative, the purpose of the digression on Alexander, the historical and topographical problems of the Samnite Wars, Roman politics in the age of Appius.

Livy's only surviving work is commonly known as "History of Rome" (or Ab Urbe Condita, ''From the Founding of the City''), which was his career from his mid-life, proba until he left Rome for Padua in old age, probably in the reign of Tiberius after the death of he began this work he was already past his youth; presumably, events in his life prior to that time had led.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. A commentary on Livy, books by R. Ogilvie,Clarendon Press edition, in English.

Book 5: The Veii and the Destruction of Rome by the Gauls []Whilst peace prevailed elsewhere, Rome and Veii were confronting each other in arms, animated by such fury and hatred that utter ruin clearly awaited the vanquished.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ogilvie, R.M. (Robert Maxwell), Commentary on Livy. Oxford, Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) Popillius Deals with Rhodes and Antiochus IV ( B.C.) ( & 12) - Commentary The Periochae of Livy ( B.C.) - Commentary The Death of Cicero (43 B.C.) - Commentary.

Do not hestitate to make use of a modern edition in order to understand the grammar of the Latin. Not all translations are grammatically faithful to the original.

The first of three volumes, this book offers an extensive introduction and commentary to Book VI. The introduction provides a full analysis of the Roman annalistic tradition, of Livy's style and narrative technique, and of the manuscript tradition; the commentary devotes equal attention to historical, literary, linguistic, and textual matters.

A Commentary on Livy, Books VI-X: Volume IV: Book X: Books v. 4, Book 10 by S. Oakley and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now.

Full text of "Livy, Book ; the second Punic ated into English with notes by Alfred John Church and William Jackson Brodribb" See other formats.Livy's tenth book, an exciting climax to his first decade, narrates two political advances of BC, the Lex Valeria de provocatione and the opening up of major priesthoods to plebeians; it also tells of the Spartan Cleonymus' landfall at the site that long afterwards would be Venice.

Its main topic, however, is Roman warfare, above all the outbreak of the Third Samnite War and the decisive.Get this from a library! A commentary on Livy, Books VI-X. [S P Oakley] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

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