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A Commentary On Livy Books XXXI-XXXIII

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"Books XXI-XXXIII of Livy cover the period of the second Macedonian War, the critical years that marked the beginning of Rome's domination of the Hellenistic world. This commentary, the first on these books since the nineteenth century, is largely historical but it also attempts to deal with stylistic and textual matters. Where Polybius survives Livy's version is compared in detail with its source. Introductory sections contain discussions of Livy's use of his sources, his language and style, the speeches, the political situation in Rome at the time of the Second Macedonian War and Livy's account of the origin's of the war."
The hardback is in good condition. The dustjacket is only lightly worn with marks and small scratches on the outside, and tanning to the inside. The blue cloth boards are in good condition with just a couple of small scratches, and the gilt lettering on the spine is clear and bright. Apart from a prior ownership signature, the pages are clean and the binding is tight.

Item details

Author(s):
John Briscoe
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22cm x 14cm x 3cm (0.620kg)
Edition:
1973
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0198144423
ISBN-13:
9780198144427
Number of pages:
370
Publisher:
Clarendon Press
Title:
A Commentary On Livy Books XXXI-XXXIII

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"Books XXI-XXXIII of Livy cover the period of the second Macedonian War, the critical years that marked the beginning of Rome's domination of the Hellenistic world. This commentary, the first on these books since the nineteenth century, is largely historical but it also attempts to deal with stylistic and textual matters. Where Polybius survives Livy's version is compared in detail with its source. Introductory sections contain discussions of Livy's use of his sources, his language and style, the speeches, the political situation in Rome at the time of the Second Macedonian War and Livy's account of the origin's of the war."
The hardback is in good condition. The dustjacket is only lightly worn with marks and small scratches on the outside, and tanning to the inside. The blue cloth boards are in good condition with just a couple of small scratches, and the gilt lettering on the spine is clear and bright. Apart from a prior ownership signature, the pages are clean and the binding is tight.

Author(s):
John Briscoe
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22cm x 14cm x 3cm (0.620kg)
Edition:
1973
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0198144423
ISBN-13:
9780198144427
Number of pages:
370
Publisher:
Clarendon Press
Title:
A Commentary On Livy Books XXXI-XXXIII

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