Livy (Titus Livius), the nice Roman historian, used to be born at or close to Patavium (Padua) in sixty four or fifty nine BCE; he can have lived in most cases in Rome yet died at Patavium, in 12 or 17 CE.
Livy's in basic terms extant paintings is a part of his historical past of Rome from the root of town to nine BCE. Of its 142 books, we now have simply 35, and brief summaries of the entire relaxation other than . the entire paintings was once, lengthy after his demise, divided into many years 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 basically fragments and the summaries stay. In appropriate variety Livy, a guy of broad 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 version of Livy is in fourteen volumes. The final quantity incorporates a entire index.
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