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A Commentary on Livy, Books VI-X

Volume III: Book IX

A Commentary on Livy, Books VI-X by S. P. Oakley
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Livy's ninth book, one of his finest and most interesting, begins with his celebrated account of the Roman disaster in the Caudine Forks and its aftermath and contains also the famous digression on Alexander and our longest account of the censorship of Appius Claudius Caecus. This new commentary, which is a sequel to those on Books VI-VIII published in 1997 and 1998, deals comprehensively with all aspects of Livy's work, including the literary structure of hisnarrative, the purpose of the digression on Alexander, the historical and topographical problems of the Samnite Wars, Roman politics in the age of Appius Claudius Caecus, the poetical and archaic language sometimes affected by Livy, and the numerous textual problems posed by the extantmanuscripts.
OUP Oxford; August 2005
783 pages; ISBN 9780191569210
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Title: A Commentary on Livy, Books VI-X
Author: S. P. Oakley
 
ISBNs
0191569216
9780191569210
9780199271436