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By S. P. Oakley

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Livy's 10th publication, a thrilling 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 web site that lengthy afterwards will be Venice. Its major subject, even though, is Roman battle, exceptionally the outbreak of the 3rd Samnite struggle 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 features 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 plagued by 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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