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. He hazarded an inquiry afterwards.
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.
Among the many feasts of the Romans was the Novemdiale , which was 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.
Livy Uzoukwu (SAN), that INEC at the hearing of the petition, did not only abandon its role as an electoral umpire, it 'embarrassingly' competed with President Muhammadu Buhari, as to who would provide a better defence for him.
After asking the witness one question, the petitioners' lawyer, Livy Uzoukwu (SAN), ?thanked him 'for being truthful.'
The documents were tendered through his lead counsel, Dr Livy Uzoukwu (SAN) at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting at the Court of Appeal, Abuja.
Discursos de Nicolao Machiaueli: Juan Lorenzo Ottevanti's Spanish Translation of Machiavelli's Discourses on Livy (1552)
Balmaceda examines the treatment of virtus by four major Roman historians--Sallust, Livy, Velleius Paterculus, and Tacitus--in chronological order, encompassing the end of the Republic and the formation of the Principate.
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.