Livy: History of Rome, Volume IV, Books 8-10 (Loeb Classical by Livy, B. O. Foster

By Livy, B. O. Foster

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 could have lived generally in Rome yet died at Patavium, in 12 or 17 CE.

Livy's purely extant paintings is a part of his heritage of Rome from the root of the town to nine BCE. Of its 142 books, we've got simply 35, and brief summaries of all of the leisure other than . the total paintings used to be, lengthy after his dying, divided into many years or sequence of ten. Books 1–10 we now have whole; books 11–20 are misplaced; books 21–45 are complete, other than components of forty-one and 43–45. Of the remainder simply fragments and the summaries stay. In perfect variety Livy, a guy of huge sympathies and happy with Rome's prior, provided an uncritical yet transparent and dwelling narrative of the increase of Rome to greatness.

The Loeb Classical Library version of Livy is in fourteen volumes. The final quantity incorporates a accomplished index.

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Peregrines consules et peregrinum senatum in tuo, Iupj)iter, augurato templo captus atque ipse ^ oppressus visurus es Haecine foedera Tullus, ; 9 I Romanus 10 haec L. mentem pugna - apud Regillum lacum r cladium veterum vestrarum et beneficiorum " nostrorum erga vos obliti estis ? VI. Cum consulis vocem subsecuta patrum indignatio asset, proditur memoriae adversus crebram implorationem deum, quos testes foederum saepius invocabant consules, vocem Anni spernentis numina lovis Romani auditam. Certe, cum commotus ira se a vestibulo templi citato gradu proriperet, lapsus per gradus capita graviter offenso impactus imo ita venit Adeo 2 cum Albanis, patribus vestris, Latini, Tarquinius vobiscum postea fecit?

VII. Forte ceteros inter omues qui exj)loratum in Manlius consulis turmarum super castra bostium filius suis turmalibus evasit, ita ut vi\ teli iactu 2 proxima abesset. Ibi praeerat Geminus somnio Tusculani Maecius, vir somnio H utique Sigonhis: uti Cl. iisdem in Conway in iisdem Wesenherg : or hisdem) 22 fl. : erant equites inter somnia {with visu) F. in 2 : cum ab statione cum genere ^ Jf'esenherg praefectos, partes dimissi erant, T. : iisdem (or isdem BOOK VIII. VI. ii-vii. 2 and^ at the same time^ that if the warning of the entrails should coincide with what thay had seen in their dream, one or other of the consuls should fulfil the decrees of fate.

In motion — would battle Avith me, you like meanwhile, I say, to do from the outcome of once how far the Latin yourself, that our duel men may see at horse surpass the Roman ? " The youth's bold heart was stirred, whether by anger, or by shame at the thought of refusing the combat, or by the irresistible force of destiny. And so, forgetting the commands of his father and the edict of the consuls, he allowed himself to be swept headlong into an encounter where it would make little difference to him whether he won or lost.

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