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Livy, his historical aims and methods.

Patrick Gerard Walsh

Livy, his historical aims and methods.

by Patrick Gerard Walsh

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Published by Cambridge U.P .
Written in English

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  • Livy.

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    Pagination301p.,23cm
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    Click to read more about Livy: His Historical Aims and Methods by P. G. Walsh. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5.   He made his name in with Livy: His historical aims and methods, a book which rescued the reputation of the great Roman historian from the academic doldrums. In The Roman Novel showed the.

    Livy; His Historical Aims and Methods (Book) Book Details. Title. Livy; His Historical Aims and Methods. Author. Walsh, P. G. Publisher. Cambridge, at the University Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Grant summarizes the contents of Livy’s history and emphasizes his historiographical methods and aims, concluding that Livy deserves credit as a great historian. Kraus, C. S., and A. J. Woodman.

    In this summary we shall show the gradual development in the methods of portraying persons in history. P.G. Walsh (Livy: His Historical Aims and Methods) observes that this historian very rarely employs the direct method of characterization of individuals. Instead he uses three predominant techniques belonging to the indirect method of portrayal.   The Roman annalistic [year-by-year] historian Titus Livius (Livy), from Patavium (Padua, as it's called in English), the area of Italy in which Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew took place, lived about 76 years, from c. 59 B.C. to c. A.D. That hardly seems long enough to have finished his magnum opus, Ab Urbe Condita 'From the Founding of the City', a feat that has been compared with.


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The fact that this is the third paperback reprinting of this book shows just how essential it still is, as the only general English monograph, for any student of Livy's histories. Walsh aims to assert Livy's worth as a writer; thus he first sets him in his Augustan context and within ancient historiographical tradition/5.

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Livy Historical Aims and Methods (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Livy Historical Aims and Methods. Author. Walsh, P. Publisher. Cambridge University Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization.

Ancient History Encyclopedia. (Titus Livius) Born 59 B.C. in Patavium; died there A.D Roman historian. Livy lived and worked in Rome and enjoyed the protection of the emperor Augustus. He was the author of the History of Rome From Its Foundation, a year by year account of the entire history of the city, beginning with its legendary founding and going to 9 of the books of his History, 35 have been preserved.

Livy Page from a 15th c. Italian manuscript of Livy. This page is designed to provide a brief introduction to the Roman Historian Livy, and to provide tools for further research on his History, Ab Urbe Condita (From the Founding of the City).Click on any of the following topics to explore them further.

Gries: Constancy in Livy’s Latinity, New York T. Luce: Livy: The Composition of His History, Princeton P. Walsh: Livy, His Historical Aims and Methods, Cambridge Livy's only surviving work is commonly known as "History of Rome" (or Ab Urbe Condita, ''From the Founding of the City''), which was his career from his mid-life, proba until he left Rome for Padua in old age, probably in the reign of Tiberius after the death of he began this work he was already past his youth; presumably, events in his life prior to that time had led to.

Livy: His historical aims and methods. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Univ. Press. E-mail Citation» Fullest general study of Livy in English, presenting a mainstream (though now somewhat old-fashioned) account of his virtues and failings as historian and writer.

For discussions of Livy’s purposes and vocabulary, see John Briscoe, A Commentary on Livy, Books XXXIV–XXXVH; Thomas Alan Dorey (ed.), Livy (London, ); Torrey James Luce, Livy: The Composition of His History (Princeton, ); Timothy J.

Moore, Artistry and Ideology: Livy’s Vocabulary of Virtue (Frankfurt am Main, ); Robert Maxwell Ogilvie, A Commentary on Livy, Books I–V. Book XXI of Livy's history of Rome is one of the most frequently read either in its entirety or in extracts, for it includes Carthaginian campaigns in Spain and Hannibal's momentous crossing of the Alps to invade Italy.P.G.

Walsh's edition is designed specifically for use by students at A-Level. The commentary explains points of historical and literary importance, and elucidates grammatical. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Walsh, P.G. (Patrick Gerard). Livy: his historical aims and methods.

Cambridge [Eng.] University Press, 5. Livy's historical authorities 6. Livy's historical methods 7. Livy's literary methods 8. The narrative: literary genres 9.

The speeches Livy's Latinity Conclusion: Livy as the historian of Rome. More Notes. First printed Includes bibliography. Also issued online. Other Form. Online version Walsh, P.G. (Patrick Gerard).

Livy’s sole work was the massive Ab Urbe Condita (Eng. “From the Founding of the City”), a history of Rome from its mythical origins down until 9 BCE in an unprecedented books. Only books 1–10 and 24–45 survive intact.

The books are divided into sets of ten called “decades.”. The book opens with Livy's important Preface which explains his rationale for writing this history. This edition, with introduction, commentary notes and vocabulary by H.E.

Gould and J.L. Whiteley, was first published in Macmillan's Modern School Classics series. The introduction covers the life and work of Livy, his role as an historian, Livy Reviews: 4. Livy’s work as a representative of this tradition, I have written this study as a series of case-studies following the trajectory of his historical narrative.

Chapters 1 and 2 focus on Livy’s first ten books, for which Valerius Antias and Licinius Macer were the primary sources. 4 The dubious historicity of this material is advantageous for. Full text of "Livy and Polybius: Their Style and Methods of Historical Composition" See other formats STOP Early Journal Content on JSTOR, Free to Anyone in the World This article is one of nearlyscholarly works digitized and made freely available to everyone in the world by JSTOR.

Livy's Preface and the Distortion of History', AJPh 76 () f.; 'Livy and Augustus 39; Livy: His Historical Aims and Methods (Cambridge ) 8, n. 2; H. Mette, 'Livius und Augustus Jan. The first five books were published between 27 and 25 BC.

The first date mentioned is the year Augustus received that title: twice in the first five books Livy uses it. For the second date, Livy lists the closings of the temple of Janus but omits that of 25 (it had not happened yet). Livy continued to work on the History for much of the rest of his life, publishing new material by popular demand.Rome's Religious History: Livy, Tacitus and Ammianus on Their Gods.

Cambridge University Press. pp. Alvin E. Evans. Roman Law Studies in Livy. Macmillan. 79pp. Andrew Feldherr. Spectacle and Society in Livy's History. University of California Press. pp. Gary Forsythe. Livy and Early Rome: A Study in Historical Method and.Livy’s Historiographical Aims and Methods I.

Livy’s Aims in Writing History A. The Glory that was Rome nulla umquam res publica nec maior nec sanctior nec bonis exemplis ditior fuit, nec in quam civitatem tam serae avaritia luxuriaque immigraverint, nec ubi tantus ac tam diu paupertati ac parsimoniae honos fuerit.

(Praefatio 11).