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Livy (Titus Livius), the good Roman historian, was once born at or close to Patavium (Padua) in sixty four or fifty nine BCE; he can have lived ordinarily in Rome yet died at Patavium, in 12 or 17 CE.

Livy's simply extant paintings is a part of his historical past of Rome from the basis of town to nine BCE. Of its 142 books, now we have simply 35, and brief summaries of the entire relaxation other than . the total paintings used to be, lengthy after his dying, divided into a long time or sequence of ten. Books 1–10 we have now complete; books 11–20 are misplaced; books 21–45 are complete, other than elements of forty-one and 43–45. Of the remainder in simple terms fragments and the summaries stay. In most appropriate variety Livy, a guy of huge sympathies and pleased with Rome's earlier, offered an uncritical yet transparent and residing narrative of the increase of Rome to greatness.

The Loeb Classical Library variation of Livy is in fourteen volumes. The final quantity contains a complete index.

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