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The history of Rome, books 1-5

Author: Livy.; Valerie M Warrior
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Hackett Pub., ©2006.
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"Beginning with the mythical origins of the city, the first five books of Livy's magisterial History of Rome recount the battles, betrayals, and triumphs of the men and women who turned a small town into a formidable republic. This literary masterpiece remains essential reading for anyone interested in ancient history or the birth - and death - of great nations."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Livy.; Valerie M Warrior
ISBN: 0872207242 0872207234 9780872207240 9780872207233 9780872207240 9780872207233
OCLC Number: 64487364
Language Note: Translated from the Latin.
Description: xliv, 452 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Map of Italy --
Map of the Hills of Rome --
Map of Rome in the period of the kings --
Map of Latium in the period of the kings --
Map of the center of Rome in the Early Republic --
Map of Latium and surrounding areas in the Early Republic --
Map of the major roads of central Italy in the Mid-Republic --
Stemma of the Tarquins --
History of Rome --
Book 1 --
Book 2 --
Book 3 --
Book 4 --
Book 5 --
App. 1. Some prominent political figures in the early republic --
App. 2. Livy's attitude toward Augustus --
App. 3. Roman religion in Livy's First Pentad.
Other Titles: Ab urbe condita.
Responsibility: Livy ; translated, with introduction and notes, by Valerie M. Warrior.

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