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    Rome's Mediterranean Empire: Bks. 41-45 and the Periochae (Oxford World's Classics (Paperback)) (Paperback) By (author) Livy, Translated by Jane D. Chaplin

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    Description'I will do as the Senate decrees.' These words from one of Rome's opponents encapsulate the authority Rome achieved by its subjugation of the Mediterranean. The Third Macedonian War, recounted in this volume, ended the kingdom created by Philip II and Alexander the Great and was a crucial step in Rome's eventual dominance. For Livy, the story is also a fascinating moral study of the vices and virtues that hampered and promoted Rome's efforts in the conflict. He presents the war not so much as a battle against Perseus, Alexander's last and unworthy successor, than as a struggle within the Roman national character. Only traditional moral strength, embodied in Lucius Aemilius Paullus, the general who ultimately defeats Perseus, ensures the Roman victory. This edition also includes the Periochae, later summaries of Livy's entire original 142-book history of Rome from its founding to the age of Augustus (of which only 35 books survive). The complete Livy in English, available in five volumes from Oxford World's Classics. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.


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    Title
    Rome's Mediterranean Empire: Bks. 41-45 and the Periochae
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Livy, Translated by Jane D. Chaplin
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 432
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 194 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 839 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780199556021
    ISBN 10: 0199556024
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC V2.8: LAN009000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    LC classification: D
    DC22: 937.02
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
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    Illustrations note
    4 maps
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    11 January 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford