Livy Book I

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Originally published as part of the Pitt Press Series in 1912, this book provides a detailed overview of and commentary on the circumstances surrounding the writing of Livy's monumental history of Rome and of the subject addressed in this first book of his history, the early days of Rome from its mythological origins to the expulsion of the Etruscan kings. The text is accompanied by two maps of Rome in the Regal period and of surrounding Latium. This book will be of value to ...
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Overview

Originally published as part of the Pitt Press Series in 1912, this book provides a detailed overview of and commentary on the circumstances surrounding the writing of Livy's monumental history of Rome and of the subject addressed in this first book of his history, the early days of Rome from its mythological origins to the expulsion of the Etruscan kings. The text is accompanied by two maps of Rome in the Regal period and of surrounding Latium. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Livy.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781107621220
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 8/22/2013
  • Pages: 294
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; 1–3. The legends of Trojan migration and settlement in Italy; 4–7. The story of Romulus and Remus; 8–16. The reign of Romulus; 17. An interregnum; 18–21. The reign of Numa Pomplius; 22–31. The reign of Tullus Hostilius; 32–34. The reign of Ancus Marcius; 35–40. The reign of Lucius Tarquinius; 41–48. The reign of Servius Tullius; 49–60. The reign of Tarquinius; Notes; List of readings; Index; Maps.
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