!!> Epub ➟ The History of Rome ➞ Author Livy – Soaringeaglecasino.us

The History of Rome This Halcyon Classics Ebook Contains Livy S Complete HISTORY OF ROME Ab Urbe Condita Libri In Three Volumes Titus Livius 59 BC 17 AD Was An Historian, Philosopher And Orator Whose HISTORY OF ROME Is His Only Surviving Work It Covers The Period From The Mythical Founding Of Rome 753 BC Through The Reign Of Augustus In Livy S Time.This Ebook Is DRM Free And Includes An Active Table Of Contents.This Unexpurgated Edition Contains The Complete Text With Errors And Omissions Corrected.

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  1. says:

    Without knowing anything about Livy or about the earliest history of Rome, I read this book straight through over a period of several weeks in order to form my own conclusions So, forgive me, if anything here is inaccurate or incomplete.Livy s Early History of Rome tells the story of the early Republic beginning with the city s myth...


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    Outside of Proust and Plutarch s Lives which are both probably still shorter this is the longest collection I have ever read The major difference between Plutarch s Lives and Livy s History of Rome is the scale at which events take place Whereas in Plutarch s Lives we get a close up of the intimacies of the lives of major Greek and Roman s throughout history, Livy s History is a much larger picture, continuing chronologically from start to finish throughout Roman history I don t think i Outside of Proust and Plutarch s Lives which are both probably still shorter this is the longest collection I have ever read The major difference between Plutarch s Lives and Livy s History of Rome is the scale at which events take place Whereas in Plutarch s Lives we get a close up of the intimacies of t...


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    I had a hard time rating this Five stars it s amazing is true Four stars, I really liked it isn t quite true I found this to be a difficult book to read and I didn t really enjoy it I had very little background in Rome and Livy writes for the people of his day, first century BC and leaves a lot out He assumes the reader knows a lot So I had to supplement with other books.He writes very simply and directly His matter of fact style is deceptive He s saying a lot And so much of what we I had a hard time rating this Five stars it s amazing is true Four stars, I really liked it isn t quite true I found this to be a difficult book to read and I didn t really enjoy it I had very little background in Rome and Livy writes for the people of his day, first century BC and leaves a lot out He assumes the reader knows a lot So I had to supplement with other books.He writes very simply and directly His matter of fact style is deceptive He s saying a lot And so much of what we know about Rome, so much of our culture, is in this book Romulus and Remus, the rape of Lucretia, the rape of the Sabine women, Horatius at the bridge, Coriolanus, Cincinatus called from his farm to save the state, these are part of our cultural heritage I would read these stories, so short and simply told, and then realize, OMG, this is THE rape of Lucretia So many paintings Poetry, even an opera, based on this one little story in Livy.Livy s goal was to use history to prese...


  4. says:

    Outside of INSOLT this is probably the longest work I ve ever read Unfortunately it is written in a very dry and meandering style, so much so that the journey to reach the various meaty parts often feels so exhausting that one fails to fully appreciate the better parts once arrived at I can t say I would recommend this book to any but the most devoutly curious of Roman History and the time period in general Many many many pages are filled with supernatural events and their interpretation, a Outside of INSOLT this is probably the longest work I ve ever read Unfortunately it is written in a very dry and meandering style, so much so that the journey to reach the various meaty parts often feels so exhausting that one fails to fully appreciate the better parts once arrived at I can t say I would recommend this book to any but the most devoutly curious of Roman History and the time period in general Many many many pages are filled with supernatur...


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    Actually a very boring story, especially in the second half a pure sequence of wars and battles, organized as annales Consulate years Only the first decade is really enjoyable and afterwards some elaborate stories of heroics or confrontations between patricians and plebeians.As a historian Livius sometimes gives the impression that he is very critical of his sources, but in practice he still displays different versions, with the occasional comment There s a role even for the gods, albeit mo Actually a very boring story, especially in the second half a pure sequence of wars and battles, organized as annales Consulate years Only the first decade is really enjoyable and afterwards some elaborate stories ...


  6. says:

    Excellent read for any fan of history and political science in general Livy undoubtedly helps us better understand the genius and lunacy of the Romans and other leading nations of the ancient past His work also brings clarity as to the mind of man across generations in that the men striving to lead the greatest civilization of yesteryear are not at all different from those grappling to lead us today And in that, we can comprehend that human greatness and folly are not exclusive to any one p Excellent read for any fan of history and political science in general Livy undoubtedly helps us better understand the genius and lunacy of the Romans and other...


  7. says:

    Whoo hoo This was my yearlong read, and I finished before the year was over I was surprised I enjoyed it as much as I did, esp since so much of it was about the wars There were parts that were boring, but most of it kept my attention well I was disa...


  8. says:

    Excellent read You need a map to find locations that are referred to in this excellent book I used google to keep up with all the many names and places Recommend to all who want a detailed history of Rome.


  9. says:

    What can I say that has not already been said If you like Roman History there are very few better places to start.


  10. says:

    Everything andyou need to know about the rise of Rome to a world power it s too bad half the work is lost.

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