London: Folio Society, 2006. Hardcover in a Slipcase.
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Introduction by R.M.Ogilvie. Translated by Aubrey de Selincourt. Endpaper maps by Reginald Piggott; Appendix and Bibliography by S. P. Oakley; Preface by Theodore K. Rabb; Color plate illustrations. 10.25 inches tall; xi, 419 pages.
Fine / A Fine Slipcase. Item #17053
Livy's "The Early History of Rome" is significant for its comprehensive account of Rome's origins, shaping subsequent historical narratives and providing valuable insights into ancient Roman society, politics, and culture. It serves as a foundational source for understanding the origins of Roman civilization, providing valuable insights into its legends, institutions, and the cultural ethos that shaped the Roman Republic.
Titus Livius, known in English as Livy, was a Roman historian. He wrote a monumental history of Rome and the Roman people, titled Ab Urbe Condita, From the Founding of the City, covering the period from the earliest legends of Rome before the traditional founding in 753 BC through the reign of Augustus in Livy's own lifetime.