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Rome and Italy: Books VI-X of the History of Rome from Its Foundation

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Rome and Italy: Books VI-X of the History of Rome from Its Foundation - Livy, Titus, and Radice, Betty (Notes by), and Ogilvie, Robert M (Introduction by)
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Books VI-X of Livy's monumental work trace Rome's fortunes from its near collapse after defeat by the Gauls in 386 BC to its emergence, in a matter of decades, as the premier power in Italy, having conquered the city-state of Samnium in 293 BC. In this fascinating history, events are described not simply in terms of partisan politics, but through colourful portraits that bring the strengths, weaknesses and motives of leading figures such as the noble statesman Camillus and the corrupt Manlius vividly to life. While Rome's ...

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Rome and Italy: Books VI-X of the History of Rome from Its Foundation 1982, Penguin Group

ISBN-13: 9780140443882

6th Revised edition Annotated

Trade paperback