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    Ab Urbe Condita: Bks. 1-45, v. 2 (Loeb 133) (Hardback) By (author) Livy, Translated by B.O. Foster, Translated by Etc.

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    DescriptionLivy (Titus Livius), the great Roman historian, was born at or near Patavium (Padua) in 64 or 59 BCE; he may have lived mostly in Rome but died at Patavium, in 12 or 17 CE. Livy's only extant work is part of his history of Rome from the foundation of the city to 9 BCE. Of its 142 books, we have just 35, and short summaries of all the rest except two. The whole work was, long after his death, divided into Decades or series of ten. Books 110 we have entire; books 1120 are lost; books 2145 are entire, except parts of 41 and 4345. Of the rest only fragments and the summaries remain. In splendid style Livy, a man of wide sympathies and proud of Rome's past, presented an uncritical but clear and living narrative of the rise of Rome to greatness. The Loeb Classical Library edition of Livy is in fourteen volumes. The last volume includes a comprehensive index.


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    Title
    Ab Urbe Condita: Bks. 1-45, v. 2
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Livy, Translated by B.O. Foster, Translated by Etc.
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 476
    Width: 110 mm
    Height: 170 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 300 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780674991484
    ISBN 10: 0674991486
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    DC22: 937
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC classification: DG
    DC21: 937
    Abridged Dewey: 937
    Thema V1.0: DNL
    Illustrations note
    M.
    Publisher
    HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    LOEB
    Publication date
    01 December 1970
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, Mass