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By S. P. Oakley

Livy's 10th ebook, an exhilarating climax to his first decade, narrates political advances of three hundred BC, the Lex Valeria de provocatione and the outlet up of significant priesthoods to plebeians; it additionally tells of the Spartan Cleonymus' landfall on the website that lengthy afterwards will be Venice. Its major subject, in spite of the fact that, is Roman war, notably the outbreak of the 3rd Samnite battle and the decisive conflict of Sentium in 295 BC. This new statement, which completes
Professor Oakley's exposition of Books VI-X, bargains comprehensively with all features of Livy's paintings, together with the literary constitution of his narrative, the historic and topographical difficulties of the Samnite Wars, the poetical and archaic language occasionally laid low with Livy, and the various textual problems
posed by means of the extant manuscripts. an intensive part of addenda and corrigenda comprises revisions to the previous volumes.

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