Livy


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Roman historian whose history of Rome filled 142 volumes (of which only 35 survive) including the earliest history of the war with Hannibal (59 BC to AD 17)

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1495-1545x8), archdeacon of Moray, completed the earliest extant translation of Livy into English.
But Livy is obviously bigger than a toddler, so her nappies are also taking up more space.
Twain's wife, Livy, was heiress to a coal-mining fortune and had poured a significant amount of her own money into these failed enterprises.
While Celenza ably describes the intellectual building blocks of Machiavelli's thought (especially his reading of ancient historians like Livy and Polybius), he points out that Machiavelli was not a scholar.
59, 341pp) by academician author of numerous pedagogical materials Marianthe Colakis is comprised of selections from Catullus, Cicero, Livy, Ovid, Propertius, Tibullus, and Vergil.
At no point, as far as I can remember, did he step back to give us some idea of what Livy's history might really have been about, about who Livy himself was, who the Romans were, who the Carthaginians were: about what for Livy, writing two hundred years later, was the purpose of writing this immense history.
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34) A good illustration of the horror on the battleground is given by Livy in a passage concerning a surprise attack of the Volsci on the Romans in 431 BC:
If this were the case, Grendon would have read a selection from authors including Cornelius Nepos, Ovid, Quintus Curtius, Vergil, Livy, Paterculus, Florus, Horace, Cicero and Lucretius.
While others have already explored this topic, Gutwirth offers a new approach that builds on their work while also exploring the painting in relation to its classical sources (the subject is taken from Livy and Dionysius) and to the 1640 play Horace, by Pierre Corneille, built on the same classical sources.
The chief methodological problem is that she treats Livy sometimes as a reliable authority on the Middle Republic, and at others as manifesting the morality and assumptions of his own Augustan era.
This collection of sixteen essays covers most aspects of his life and work: his relation with the Medici, his work as a civil servant, his place in the Florentine republic from 1494-1512, his major works (The Prince, Discourses on Livy, The Art of War, and Florentine Histories), the importance of Rome, his treatment of philosophy, religion, poetry, rhetoric, ethics, and the theatre, his 'afterlife and reputation', and his place in the growth of political thought.
IT WASN'T until earlier this week that I learnt that the Roman historian Livy regarded the glorification of chefs as the sign of a culture in decline.
Charles V's large manuscript of Livy and his Grandes chroniques were both written out by Henri de Trevou, the royal scribe and book editor, and were both decorated in the 1370s by artists associated with the Master of the Bible of Jean de Sy.
The historian repeatedly cited as 'Dio of Halicarnassus' was called Dionysius, Cincinnatus was not a Manlius, Livy was not a poet, the Colosseum was not called the Circus Flavius, the Great Mother was not called Cymbele, and there wasn't a town in north Italy called Aquelia.