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Livy

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Works: 10,373 works in 27,355 publications in 16 languages and 106,282 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Contributor, Editor, Dedicatee, Author of introduction, Honoree, cnm
Classifications: PA6452, 937
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History of Rome by Livy( Book )

1,024 editions published between 1469 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 4,993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Livy (Titus Livius), the great Roman historian, was born at Patavium (Padua) in 64 or 59 BC, where after years in Rome he died in AD 12 or 17. Livy's history, composed as the imperial autocracy of Augustus was replacing the republican system that had stood for over 500 years, presents in splendid style a vivid narrative of Rome's rise from the traditional foundation of the city in 753 or 751 BC to 9 BC and illustrates the collective and individual virtues necessary to achieve and maintain such greatness. Of its 142 books, conventionally divided into pentads and decads, we have 1-10 and 21-45 complete, and short summaries (periochae) of all the rest except 41 and 43-45; 11-20 are lost, and of the rest only fragments and the summaries remain. The fourth decad comprises two recognizable pentads: Books 31-35 narrate the Second Macedonian War (200-196) and its aftermath, then Books 36-40 the years from 191 to 180, when Rome crushed and shrank Antiochus' empire to extend and consolidate her mastery over the Hellenistic states. This edition replaces the original Loeb edition by Evan T. Sage."--Publisher's description
The early history of Rome. Books I-V of The history of Rome from its foundation by Livy( Book )

82 editions published between 1960 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the first five books of Livy's monumental work, and proceeds from the foundation of Rome through the history of the seven kings, the establishment of the Republic and its internal struggles, up to Rome's recovery after the fierce Gallic invasion of the fourth century B.C
Hannibal's war by Livy( )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Livy's history of Rome contains, in Books 21 to 30, the definitive ancient account of Hannibal's invasion of Italy in 218 BC, and the war he fought with the Romans over the following sixteen years. Livy describes the bloody siege of the Spanish city of Saguntum, Rome's ally, which sparked the war, and the Carthaginian leader's famous march with elephants over the Alps into Italy. Livy conveys the drama of the great battles, the disastrous encounters at Trasimene and Cannae, and the final confrontation between Hannibal and the youthful Scipio Africanus. Individuals as well as events are brought to life, as the long course of the Second Punic War unfolds."--Jacket
The war with Hannibal : books XXI-XXX of The history of Rome from its foundation by Livy( Book )

45 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The War with Hannibal, Livy chronicles the events of the Second Punic War between Rome and Carthage, until the Battle of Zama in 202 BC. He vividly recreates the immense armies of Hannibal, complete with elephants, crossing the Alps; the panic as they approached the gates of Rome; and the decimation of the Roman army at the Battle of Lake Trasimene. Yet it is also the clash of personalities that fascinates Livy, from great debates in the Senate to the historic meeting between Scipio and Hannibal before the decisive battle. Livy never hesitates to introduce both intense drama and moral lessons into his work, and here he brings a turbulent episode in history powerfully to life
Livy by Livy( Book )

58 editions published between 1919 and 2002 in English and Latin and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Roman history by Livy( )

12 editions published between 1745 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Titi Livi ab urbe condita libri by Livy( Book )

347 editions published between 1851 and 2000 in 7 languages and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Titi Livi Ab urbe condita by Livy( Book )

62 editions published between 1914 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rome and the Mediterranean : books XXXI-XLV of The history of Rome from its foundation by Livy( Book )

12 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gran and Gramps come up with a plan to help selfish Brother and Sister Bear get rid of a bad case of the galloping greedy gimmies
Livy by Livy( Book )

74 editions published between 1919 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Rome: selections by Livy( Book )

4 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rome and Italy : books VI-X of The History of Rome from its foundation by Livy( Book )

10 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Books VI-X of Livy's monumental work trace Rome's fortunes from its near collapse after defeat by the Gauls in 386 BC to its emergence, in a matter of decades, as the premier power in Italy, having conquered the city-state of Samnium in 293 BC. In this fascinating history, events are described not simply in terms of partisan politics, but through colourful portraits that bring the strengths, weaknesses and motives of leading figures such as the noble statesman Camillus and the corrupt Manlius vividly to life. While Rome's greatest chronicler intended his history to be a memorial to former glory, he also had more didactic aims?hoping that readers of his account could learn from the past ills and virtues of the city."--From back cover
The history of Rome, books 1-5 by Livy( Book )

10 editions published between 1892 and 2009 in English and Latin and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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."--Jacket
The rise of Rome : books one to five by Livy( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Romulus and Remus, the rape of Lucretia, Horatius at the bridge, the saga of Coriolanus, Cincinnatus called from his farm to save the state - these and many more stories immortalized by Livy in his history of Rome have become part of our cultural heritage." "The historian's huge work consisted of 142 books which trace Rome's history from its foundation in 753 BC to events in Livy's own lifetime (9 BC). Only 35 books survive in their entirety. These first five books cover the period from Rome's beginnings and her first great foreign conquest, the capture of the Etruscan city of Veii, to her first major defeat, the sack of the city by the Gauls in 390 BC. This new translation is based on R.M. Ogilvie's Oxford Classical Text, the best to date."--Jacket
T. Livi Ab urbe condita libri by Livy( Book )

132 editions published between 1856 and 1981 in 5 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Titi Livii patavini historiarum ab urbe condita libri qui supersunt ; cum omnium epitomis, ac deperditorum fragmentis : ad optimas editiones castigati. Accurante Tho. Ruddimanno, A.M. by Livy( )

20 editions published between 1751 and 1772 in Latin and English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Livy, book XXI by Livy( Book )

98 editions published between 1885 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is an excerpt from my Second Edition of Books XXI-XXIII., from which it differs only in the modification that has been made in the preliminary matter, in order to adapt it to the single book. The text is that of Madvig's Edition of 1880, but there is a table giving the different readings that appeared in Madvig's text of 1886"--Page [5]
The history of early Rome by Livy( Book )

17 editions published between 1960 and 1978 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ab vrbe condita by Livy( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The early history of Rome. Books I-V of The history of Rome from its foundation
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The early history of Rome. Books I-V of The history of Rome from its foundationHannibal's warThe war with Hannibal : books XXI-XXX of The history of Rome from its foundationLivyTiti Livi Ab urbe conditaRome and the Mediterranean : books XXXI-XLV of The history of Rome from its foundationLivyRome and Italy : books VI-X of The History of Rome from its foundation
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Liv

Live, Tite.

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Livio

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Livio, Tito, 59 v.Chr.-17 n.Chr.

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Livitus Patavinus, Titus v59-17

Livius

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Livius Patavinus, Titus

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Livius, T. (Titus)

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Livius Titus

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Livius, Titus Patavinus

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Livy.

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Tito Livio

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טיטוס ליוויוס

ליוויוס, טיטוס

تيتوس ليفيوس None

티투스 리비우스

ティトゥス・リウィウス

蒂托·李维

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