Livy: History of Rome, Volume XI, Books 38-39 (Loeb by Livy, Evan T. Sage

By Livy, Evan T. Sage

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 ordinarily in Rome yet died at Patavium, in 12 or 17 CE. Livy's purely extant paintings is a part of his background of Rome from the basis of the town to nine BCE. Of its 142 books, we've simply 35, and brief summaries of all of the leisure other than . the entire paintings used to be, lengthy after his demise, divided into many years or sequence of ten. Books 1–10 now we have complete; books 11–20 are misplaced; books 21–45 are complete, other than components of forty-one and 43–45. Of the remaining in simple terms fragments and the summaries stay. In correct kind Livy, a guy of extensive 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 variation of Livy is in fourteen volumes. The final quantity encompasses a entire index.

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There was at this place a venerable shrine of Apollo and an oracle the priests, it is said, give the responses in verses not without polish. On the second day's march from here they came to the Harpasus river, where ambassadors from Alabanda came with the request that he would compel, either by authority or by armed force, a stronghold which had recently revolted from them to accept its ancient status. There also came Athenaeus, the brother of Eumenes and Attains, with Leusus the Cretan and Corragus the Macedonian; they brought with them a thousand infantry of different nationalities and three hundred cavalry.

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Reddidit r. : ad r : BOOK XXXVIII. XII. 9-xiii. c. 189 the river could not be crossed by fording and boats had to be collected to ferry the army across. After crossing the Meander they advanced to Hiera Come. ^___^ Xllf. There was at this place a venerable shrine of Apollo and an oracle the priests, it is said, give the responses in verses not without polish. On the second day's march from here they came to the Harpasus river, where ambassadors from Alabanda came with the request that he would compel, either by authority or by armed force, a stronghold which had recently revolted from them to accept its ancient status.

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