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  • Hannibalby Livy

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 3.18

    'We have nothing left in the world but what we can win with our swords.' The remarkable account of Hannibal crossing the Alps with his elephants and winning the Battle of the Trebbia. One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics'... more...

  • Rome and the Mediterraneanby Titus Livy; A McDonald

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 27.18

    Books XXXI to XLV cover the years from 201 b.c. to 167 b.c., when Rome emerged as ruler of the Mediterranean. more...

  • The Early History of Romeby Livy; R M Ogilvie

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 17.58

    Livy (c. 59 BC-AD 17) dedicated most of his life to writing some 142 volumes of history, the first five of which comprise The Early History of Rome. With stylistic brilliance, he chronicles nearly 400 years of history, from the founding of Rome (traditionally dated to 757 BC) to the Gallic invasion in 386 BC - an era which witnessed the reign of seven... more...

  • Hannibal's Warby Livy; J.C. Yardley; Dexter Hoyos

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 8.99

    Livy's great history of Rome contains, in Books 21 to 30, the definitive ancient account of Hannibal's invasion of Italy in 218 BC, and the war he fought with the Romans over the following sixteen years. Livy's gripping storytelling vividly conveys the drama of the great battles, and individuals as well as events are brought powerfully... more...

  • Hannibal's Warby Livy; J.C. Yardley; Dexter Hoyos

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 10.99

    You know how to win a battle, Hannibal; you do not know how to use the victory!'Livy's great history of Rome contains, in Books 21 to 30, the definitive ancient account of Hannibal's invasion of Italy in 218 BC, and the war he fought with the Romans over the following sixteen years. Livy describes the bloody siege of the Spanish city of... more...

  • The History of Rome, Books 1-5by Livy; Valerie M. Warrior

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 14.50

    In addition to Valerie Warrior's crisp, fluent translation of the first five books of Livy's Ab Urbe Condita , this edition features a general introduction to Livy and his work, extensive foot-of-the-page notes offering essential contextual information, and a chronology of events. Three appendices--on the genealogies of the most prominent political... more...

  • Rome's Mediterranean Empireby Livy; Jane D. Chaplin

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 8.99

    The Third Macedonian War ended the kingdom created by Philip II and Alexander the Great and was a crucial step in Rome's dominance of the Mediterranean. Livy's narrative is also a moral study of the individuals involved. This edition includes the Periochae, later summaries of Livy's original 142-book history. - ;'I will do as the Senate... more...

  • The War with Hannibalby Titus Livy; Betty Radice

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 23.98

    In The War with Hannibal, Livy (59 BC-AD 17) chronicles the events of the Second Punic War between Rome and Carthage, until the Battle of Zama in 202 BC. He vividly recreates the immense armies of Hannibal, complete with elephants, crossing the Alps; the panic as they approached the gates of Rome; and the decimation of the Roman army at the Battle... more...

  • Rome and Italyby Titus Livy; R.M. Ogilvie; Betty Radice

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 20.78

    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... more...

  • Rome's Italian Wars: Books 6-10by Livy; J. C. Yardley; Dexter Hoyos

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 8.99

    People have it in their minds that he would have been a match for Alexander, had Alexander turned his arms on Europe.'So Livy characterizes Papirius Cursor, one of Rome's famous generals in the fourth century BC. In Books 6 to 10 of his monumental history of Rome, Livy deals with the period in which Rome recovered from its Gallic disaster to... more...