A Commentary on Livy, Books VI-X: Volume IV: Book X: 4 by S. P. Oakley

By S. P. Oakley

Livy's 10th booklet, an exhilarating climax to his first decade, narrates political advances of three hundred BC, the Lex Valeria de provocatione and the hole 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, despite the fact that, is Roman conflict, in particular the outbreak of the 3rd Samnite conflict and the decisive conflict of Sentium in 295 BC. This new remark, which completes
Professor Oakley's exposition of Books VI-X, bargains comprehensively with all facets of Livy's paintings, together with the literary constitution of his narrative, the old and topographical difficulties of the Samnite Wars, the poetical and archaic language occasionally suffering from Livy, and the varied textual problems
posed through the extant manuscripts. an in depth part of addenda and corrigenda comprises revisions to the previous volumes.

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