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Titus Livy

Titus Livius, (64 BC-AD 12 or 59 BC-AD 17) known as Livy, was a Roman historian. He wrote a monumental history of Rome and the Roman people, titled Ab Urbe Condita, From the Founding of the City, '' covering the period from the earliest legends of Rome before the traditional foundation in 753 BC, through the reign of Augustus in Livy's own lifetime. Livy was born in Patavium in northern Italy, now modern Padua, but the year of his birth is much debated. In his works, Livy often expresses his...See more