Rome and Italy: Books VI-X of The History of Rome From Its Foundation (Ab Urbe Condita)

Rome and Italy: Books VI-X of The History of Rome From Its Foundation (Ab Urbe Condita)

by Titus Livy
     
 

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Thus Livy (59 BC-AD17) makes plain the moral purpose of his life's work. This Penguin Classic contains Books VI-X of The History of Rome, beginning with the city's foundation and covering the dramatic century from its apparent collapse after defeat by the Gauls in 386BC to its emergence as the premier power in Italy in 293. Describing history in terms of theSee more details below

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Thus Livy (59 BC-AD17) makes plain the moral purpose of his life's work. This Penguin Classic contains Books VI-X of The History of Rome, beginning with the city's foundation and covering the dramatic century from its apparent collapse after defeat by the Gauls in 386BC to its emergence as the premier power in Italy in 293. Describing history in terms of the characters of the individuals involved rather than in terms of partisan politics, Livy's writing is unfailingly vivid and highly readable.

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ISBN-13:
9780140443882
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/28/1982
Series:
Penguin Classics Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
473,569
Product dimensions:
5.05(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.89(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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