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Book XXX of Livy's great history of Rome describes the last few years (203-201 BC), of the Second Punic War between Rome and Carthage,
including Hannibal's final defeat by Scipio at Zama, the conclusion of peace and Scipio's triumphal returban to Rome.This useful edition of the Latin text, reissued after being unavailable for some time,
includes an introduction giving background on Livy and his work, Rome and Carthage, the Punic Wars, the African campaign, the Roman army and
Scipio's tactics. There are copious notes on the text, an appendix on chronology, an index of proper names and a vocabulary.