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Livy Ab Urbe Condita

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ISBN-10: 0521422388

ISBN-13: 9780521422383

Edition: 1994

Authors: Christina Shuttleworth Kraus, P. E. Easterling, Philip Hardie, Richard Hunter, E. J. Kenney

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Book VI of Livys Ab urbe condita covers the history of Rome from 390 to 367 BC, a period during which the city, while in the process of recovering from being sacked by the Gauls, faced serious civil disturbance, the resolution of which fundamentally changed the structure of Roman society. This edition considers the historical text from a literary and historiographical perspective: the Commentary contains a detailed analysis of Livys narrative style and structure, with particular focus on his language and use of commonplaces, while the Introduction discusses the didactic nature of the Ab urbe condita and situates Livys sophisticated and challenging work in the ancient historiographical…    
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List price: $40.99
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/17/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 4.84" wide x 7.32" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Author's (Mark Ahavel) Biography The author was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1963 in a Roman Catholic hospital during the middle of Vatican II (1962-'64). And his exact birthday coincides with the day that the prophet Muhammad completed is Hijrah (migration) to Medina, according to Muslim tradition, a significant event in the life of the Prophet for Muslims. In 1963, the Baha'i Faith celebrated their 100th anniversary and they established their International House of Justice on Mt. Carmel, Haifa, Israel. From the year and the date of the author's birth, one can certainly find ecumenical and interfaith significance, perhaps a portent of his destiny. The author was baptized as an infant in…    

Introduction
Livy: life and works
Livian historiography
Language and style
Ab urbe condita VI
Titi Livi Ab Vrbe Condita Liber Sextvs
Commentary