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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Livy, who wrote when the civil wars had given way to an uneasy peace under Augustus, had greater cause for optimism.
The narration of past events fulfilled a specific and practical part in the community, as Livy said:
In April of 1871, while riding in an open-air carriage alongside his father in Elmira, New York, five-month-old Langdon Clemens--the first child of Samuel and Livy Clemens--felt the blanket slip from the lower half of his body.
For the first time in five years, Livy is traveling from Massachusetts to Australia to visit her grandmother.
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Livy is a troubled twelve-year-old who has recently lost her dearest friend and is not coping well.
They're unable to speak of what's happened; only Skye's sister Livy and her boyfriend Kit can help set them free.
To quote Sandra Joshel's introduction to her landmark article "The Female Body and the Body Politic," "raped, dead, or disappeared women litter the pages" of Livy's comprehensive history (Joshel 1992, 1 12).
This essay focuses on the earliest extant translation of Livy in the British Isles, namely John Bellenden's (f.
She suggests you get Livy's lowdown on Hillary Clinton (The Last Word).
Volume 1 (9780865168299, $20.59, 341pp) by academician author of numerous pedagogical materials Marianthe Colakis is comprised of selections from Catullus, Cicero, Livy, Ovid, Propertius, Tibullus, and Vergil.
Livy Agnew, the event organiser, announced that this popular fixture will again have fantastic prize money, as well as sharing the news that The Borders Children's Charity has recently signed up as the new title sponsor of the Scottish and Northern Novice Championship.
High though those expectations are, editor Ben Griffin exceeds them with his thoughtful and insightful compilation of six brief but compelling writings by Mark Twain, his wife4 Livy (Olivia) Clemens, and their then thirteen-year-old daughter Susy Clemens.