The History of Rome: Books XXI and XXII (Classic Reprint)

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FB&C Limited, 2018 - 160 pagine
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Livy has been criticized in the past for confining himself to the narration of events without enlarging upon the philosophy of history and telling us more about the customs, manners and civilization of the various peoples and periods. Let us lay the blame for these failings to the style of his day rather than to any propensity oii his part to be careless or inac curate.

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This review is the same for each of his volumes: Livy is the quintessential historian of ancient Rome. He had his obvious flaws - no one could consider him unbiased in his approach, and he creates ... Leggi recensione completa

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