The Dawn of the Roman Empire: Books 31-40 download free [PDF and Ebook] by Livy

The Dawn of the Roman Empire: Books 31-40 download free [PDF and Ebook] by Livy year 2009
  • Book name: The Dawn of the Roman Empire: Books 31-40
  • Author: Livy
  • Release date: 2009/6/7
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780199555680
  • Rating: 9.32 of 10
  • Votes: 189
  • Review by: Porter Jean
  • Review rating: 7.8 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/5
  • Total pages: 656
  • Includes a PDF summary of 78 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: 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; andthe Bacchanalian Episode. This is the only unabridged English translation of Books 31 to 40.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.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 34H59M11S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Ancient History: To C 500 CE, European History, Classical History / Classical Civilisation, Western Philosophy: Ancient, To C 500
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 15.86 USD
  • Dimensions: 130x196x28mm
  • Weight: 446g
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  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom

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