New PDF release: A Commentary on Livy, Books VI-X: Volume IV: Book X: 4

By S. P. Oakley

ISBN-10: 0199237859

ISBN-13: 9780199237852

ISBN-10: 0199272565

ISBN-13: 9780199272563

Livy's 10th publication, a thrilling climax to his first decade, narrates political advances of three hundred BC, the Lex Valeria de provocatione and the outlet up of significant priesthoods to plebeians; it additionally tells of the Spartan Cleonymus' landfall on the web site that lengthy afterwards will be Venice. Its major subject, notwithstanding, is Roman conflict, certainly the outbreak of the 3rd Samnite struggle and the decisive conflict of Sentium in 295 BC. This new observation, which completes
Professor Oakley's exposition of Books VI-X, bargains comprehensively with all elements of Livy's paintings, together with the literary constitution of his narrative, the ancient and topographical difficulties of the Samnite Wars, the poetical and archaic language occasionally laid low with Livy, and the various textual problems
posed by means of the extant manuscripts. an intensive portion of addenda and corrigenda comprises revisions to the previous volumes.

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