The History of Rome: Books 1-5

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-09-30
  • Publisher: Hackett Pub Co Inc

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This edition features Valerie Warrior's crisp, fluent translation of the first five books of Livy's History; a general introduction to Livy and his work; extensive foot-of-the-page notes offering essential contextual information; a chronology of events; and three appendices offering additional insight into Livy and the History -- genealogies of the most prominent political figures in the early Republic, Livy's relationship with Augustus, and Livy's treatment of religion.

Table of Contents

Introduction vi
Note on the Text and Translation xxvii
Select Bibliography xxix
Chronology xxxiii
Map of Italy xxxvi
Map of the Hills of Rome xxxvii
Map of Rome in the Period of the Kings xxxviii
Map of Latium in the Period of the Kings xxxix
Map of the Center of Rome in the Early Republic xl
Map of Latium and Surrounding Areas in the Early Republic xli
Map of the Major Roads of Central Italy in the Mid-Republic xlii
Stemma of the Tarquins xliv
History of Rome 1(404)
Book 1
Book 2
Book 3
Book 4
Book 5
Appendix 1: Some Prominent Political Figures in the Early Republic 405(16)
Appendix 2: Livy's Attitude Toward Augustus 421(4)
Appendix 3: Roman Religion in Livy's First Pentad 425(10)
Glossary 435(8)
Index 443

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