A significant other to Livy encompasses a choice of essays representing the main updated foreign scholarship at the existence and works of the Roman historian Livy.
Features contributions from best Livian students from round the world.
Presents for the 1st time a brand new interpretation of Livy's ancient philosophy, which represents a key to an total interpretation of Livy's physique of work.
Includes reports of Livy's paintings from an Indo-European comparative aspect.
Provides the main sleek experiences on literary archetypes for Livy's narrative of the historical past of early Rome .
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Pet. Quint. Inst. Rhet. Her. Roman Praenomina RE RÉA Rev. Hist. REL RFC RG RhM RIDA RIN Rol. RSA Sall. BJ Cat. Hist. Schol. Bob. Sen. Controv. Sen. Ep. Q Nat. Serv. tex V1 - 08/12/2014 2:42pm Page xxviii Abbreviations Lysander Marcellus Moralia De mulierum uirtute Numa Philopoemen Pompeius Pyrrhus Quaestiones Romanae Romulus Tiberius Gracchus Polybius Polyaneus Strategemata Pomponius Mela Propertius praefatio Presses Universitaires de France Quintus Cicero, Commentariolum petitionis M. Fabius Quintilianus, Quintilian, Institutes of Oratory Rhetorica ad Herennium A.
Ratherius Veronensis’ involvement in the process, as suggested by Billanovich, is disputed (Reeve 1996a, 114). It includes important marginal notes, some of which presumably go back to its exemplar. The codex Vormaciensis, named after the Worms Cathedral, where it was discovered in the sixteenth century, was used by Beatus Rhenanus (Books 1–6) and probably by Gelenius (Books 7–10) for the second edition of Livy published by Froben, Erasmus’ famous printer (Basle, 1535 = Froben 2). The fact that we can only have indirect and incomplete access to it makes it particularly difﬁcult to exploit (Reeve 1995a.
Bayet has Livy begin writing the ﬁrst books in 33–32 BC and working on the end of the ﬁrst pentad in 31–29 BC. A new edition of the ﬁrst pentad (around the year 25 BC) would have enabled Livy to add his preface and a few extra details (such as the title Cæsare Augustus). According to T. J. Luce, the ﬁrst pentad would already have been completed by 27 BC; R. M. Ogilvie (op. cit. 94) does not refute the idea that the imperial title may have been added on at a later date. G. B. Miles (1995, 92) puts forward between 27 and 25 BC as the time when the ﬁrst pentad was published.
A Companion to Livy