Livy: Book XXI / Edition 1

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Overview

Book XXI of Livy's history of Rome is one of the most frequently read either in its entirety or in extracts, for it includes Carthaginian campaigns in Spain and Hannibal's momentous crossing of the Alps to invade Italy.

P.G. Walsh's edition is designed specifically for use by students at A-Level. The commentary explains points of historical and literary importance, and elucidates grammatical peculiarities and passages of unusual difficulty. The introduction sets Livy in the context of Roman historiography as a whole, and deals in particular with Book XXI. There is a full vocabulary as well as an index of names and illustrative maps and plans.

Text in Latin; introduction and notes in English. Includes bibliographical references.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780862921781
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 6/1/1991
  • Series: Latin Texts Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Meet the Author

P.G Walsh is honorary Professorial Research Fellow in the Classics department of the University of Glasgow. He has prepared translations of both The Satyricon and The Golden Ass, and is the author of Livy: His Historical Aims and Methods (also published by Bloomsbury).

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Contents
1. Life and Work of Livy
2. Livy as an Historian
3. Livy as Writer and Stylist
4. Livy’s Grammar and Syntax
5. The History of the Period
Text
Notes
Vocabulary
Maps

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