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    The Dawn of the Roman Empire: Bks.31-40 (Oxford World's Classics) (Paperback) By (author) Livy, Translated by J. C. Yardley, Volume editor Waldemar Heckel

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    Description'With a single announcement from a herald, all the cities of Greece and Asia had been set free; only an intrepid soul could formulate such an ambitious project, only phenomenal valour and fortune bring it to fruition. (Livy, 33. 33) Thus Livy describes the reaction to the Roman commander T.Q. Flamininus' proclamation of the freedom of Greece at the Isthmian games near Corinth in 196 BC. Half a century later Greece was annexed as a province of the Romans who burned the ancient city of Corinth to the ground. Books 31 to 40 of Livy's history chart Rome's emergence as an imperial nation and the Romans tempestuous involvement with Greece, Macedonia and the near East in the opening decades of the second century BC; they are our most important source for Graeco-Roman relations in that century. Livy's dramatic narrative includes the Roman campaigns in Spain and against the Gallic tribes of Northern Italy; the flight of Hannibal from Carthage and his death in the East; the debate on the Oppian law; and the Bacchanalian Episode. This is the only unabridged English translation of Books 31 to 40.


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    Title
    The Dawn of the Roman Empire: Bks.31-40
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Livy, Translated by J. C. Yardley, Volume editor Waldemar Heckel
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 656
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 29 mm
    Weight: 431 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780192832931
    ISBN 10: 019283293X
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PHI
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.6
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HPCA
    B&T General Subject: 431
    B&T Approval Code: A14202040
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 22
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 937.04
    LC classification: DG247.L551
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 937/.02
    LC classification: DG247 .L5513 2000
    Illustrations note
    4 maps
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford Paperbacks
    Publication date
    28 September 2000
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford