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By Livy, Frank Gardner Moore

Livy (Titus Livius), the nice Roman historian, was once born at or close to Patavium (Padua) in sixty four or fifty nine BCE; he could have lived often in Rome yet died at Patavium, in 12 or 17 CE. Livy's basically extant paintings is a part of his historical past of Rome from the basis of the town to nine BCE. Of its 142 books, we have now simply 35, and brief summaries of all of the leisure other than . the total paintings was once, lengthy after his loss of life, divided into a long time or sequence of ten. Books 1–10 we've got whole; books 11–20 are misplaced; books 21–45 are complete, other than elements of forty-one and 43–45. Of the remaining basically fragments and the summaries stay. In excellent sort Livy, a guy of huge sympathies and pleased with Rome's prior, provided an uncritical yet transparent and dwelling narrative of the increase of Rome to greatness. The Loeb Classical Library variation of Livy is in fourteen volumes. The final quantity encompasses a accomplished index.

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Ita inter Attalum ac Sulpicium convenit, ut Romani a mari, regii a terra VI, Quadriduo post quam adpulsa oppugnarent. Id tempus occultis classis est, urbem adgressi sunt. : 19 cum 2 Platore, qui a Philippo praepositus urbi erat, Duas arces urbs habet, conloquiis absumptum est. unam imminentem mari, altera urbis media * est. Cuniculo inde via ad mare ducit, ^ dimisso, folloued rejects iam hij quam P{l)XJK in a mari turris Eds. : Conivay iam. 2 iam A*N*JK Eds. e. : medio om. Pyl)X. 2 : recepit AX Aldus P{l)NJ Aldus, Conway.

219. 24 is BOOK XXVIII. VI. lo-vii. 3 fixed times,^ as report has it, but with a current that irregularly, now this way, now hke the wind changes it races along as a torrent dashes down from a steep mountain. Thus neither by night nor by day Not only was the anchorage are ships given rest. into which the fleet came so dangerous, but in addition the town was strong and impregnable, being protected on one side by the sea, on the other side, towards the land, extraordinarily fortified and secured by a strong garrison and in particular by the loyalty of its commanders and leading citizens, a quality which at Oreum had been uncertain and It was wise on the part of the Roman, delusive.

The inhabitants of the former were refugees from Thebes ^ in Phthiotis. When their city Avas taken by Philip they had sought refuge in the protection of the Aetolians, whereupon the Aetolians had given them an abiding-place in that city, desolated and abandoned in a previous war with the same Philip. Then setting out from Thronium, which he had recovered, as has just been said, he captured Tithronion and Drumiae, small and unimportant towns in Prusias, territory belonging to his Then he came to Elatia, having bidden the envoys of Ptolemy and of the Rhodians ^ to wait for him there.

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