The Early History of Rome, Books I-V of The History of Rome from Its Foundations

The Early History of Rome, Books I-V of The History of Rome from Its Foundations

Titus Livy


With stylistic brilliance and ancient mind's eye, the 1st 5 books of Livy's huge heritage of Rome checklist occasions from the root of Rome during the historical past of the seven kings, the institution of the Republic and its inner struggles, as much as Rome's restoration after the fierce Gallic invasion of the fourth century B.C. Livy vividly depicts the good characters, legends, and stories, together with the tale of Romulus and Remus. Reprinting Robert Ogilvie's lucid 1971 advent, this very popular version now boasts a brand new preface, studying the textual content in gentle of contemporary Livy scholarship, informative maps, bibliography, and an index.

Translated through Aubrey de Selincourt with an creation by way of Robert Ogilvie.

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