Livy


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Liv·y

 (lĭv′ē) Originally Titus Livius. 59 bc-ad 17.
Roman historian and author of From the Foundation of the City, a 142-volume history of Rome from its beginnings to 9 bc.

Livy

(ˈlɪvɪ)
n
(Biography) Latin name Titus Livius. 59 bc–17 ad, Roman historian; of his history of Rome in 142 books, only 35 survive

Liv•y

(ˈlɪv i)

n.
(Titus Livius) 59 B.C. – A.D. 17, Roman historian.
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Noun1.Livy - Roman historian whose history of Rome filled 142 volumes (of which only 35 survive) including the earliest history of the war with Hannibal (59 BC to AD 17)Livy - Roman historian whose history of Rome filled 142 volumes (of which only 35 survive) including the earliest history of the war with Hannibal (59 BC to AD 17)
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Livy

[ˈlɪvɪ] NTito Livio

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Livy

[ˈlɪvɪ] nTito Livio
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For so Livy (after he had described Cato Major in these words, In illo viro tantum robur corporis et animi fuit, ut quocunque loco natus esset, fortunam sibi facturus videretur) falleth upon that, that he had versatile ingenium.
Turner, who was the first victim, broke the news to his form that the headmaster would take them for Latin that day, and on the pretence that they might like to ask him a question or two so that they should not make perfect fools of themselves, spent the last quarter of an hour of the history lesson in construing for them the passage of Livy which had been set for the day; but when he rejoined his class and looked at the paper on which Mr.
He could not see either what General Gordon had to do with Livy.
For instance, let us suppose that Homer and Virgil, Aristotle and Cicero, Thucydides and Livy, could have met all together, and have clubbed their several talents to have composed a treatise on the art of dancing: I believe it will be readily agreed they could not have equalled the excellent treatise which Mr Essex hath given us on that subject, entitled, The Rudiments of Genteel Education.
held, according to Livy, whenever stones fell from heaven.
Young gentlemen of all ages from nine to fifteen were to be found there, who expended such part of their energies as was devoted to Latin and Greek upon a book of Livy, the "Bucolics" of Virgil, and the "Hecuba" of Euripides, which were ground out in small daily portions.
17AD: Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso), the celebrated poet, died in Rome - as did the historian Livy, who wrote a 142-book history of the city.
113 Regal Livy, villager 223 Sonar posse's sopranos 223 Adieu
Livy is a troubled twelve-year-old who has recently lost her dearest friend and is not coping well.
They're unable to speak of what's happened; only Skye's sister Livy and her boyfriend Kit can help set them free.
This essay focuses on the earliest extant translation of Livy in the British Isles, namely John Bellenden's (f.
Mr Cheney, who lives in Amlwch with Olivia and his partner, Heather, said: "I automatically assumed that Livy would be eligible for the council service because of her disability.