ab urbe condita


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ab urbe condita

(æb ˈɜːbɪ ˈkɒndɪtə)
(Historical Terms) the full form of AUC
[literally: from the founding of the city]
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In the same vein, Livy in his Ab Urbe Condita also gives the picture of characters competing with each other within his historical narrative framework.
Most of the papers are in Italian; the five in English discuss whether mankind's past is evolution or progress; the past in Pausanias: its narration, structure, and relationship with the present; Livy's antiquities: rethinking the distant past in the Ab urbe condita; the burden of antiquity in Horace and in the Dialogues de oratoribus; and Fronto's and Gellius' veteres.
Entre las fuentes de Socrates hay que citar la obra de Eusebio de Cesarea, especialmente la Vida de Constantino, Contra Marcelo y De ecclesiastica theologia; la Historia eclesiastica de Rufino de Aquileya; el Breviarium ab urbe condita de Eutropio (en la version griega de Peanio); los Acta Archelai de Hegemonio o Pseudo Hegemonio; el elogio de Eusebio de Emesa compuesto por Jorge de Laodicea; las cartas del emperador y la correspondencia oficial; listas episcopales y actas de concilios (por medio de la Synagoge de Sabino de Heraclea).
(1) The translation, commissioned by James V (1512 - 1542) , reworked the first five books of Livy's Ab Urbe Condita (hereafter AUC), a period of Roman history spanning from the city's legendary foundation by Romulus and Remus to its sack by the Gauls in 390 BC.
So while the action of the poem is set in time ab urbe condita, the time-scheme of Rome, the writing of it happens in Christian time, the time of Jerusalem.
"A Livy Reader: Selections from Ab Urbe Condita" is a scholarly examination of Livy and his work, to give a view of the Roman world as a whole.
My contrasting geohistorical approach to the past is best represented by a forthcoming essay titled "Ab urbe condita: The Regional Regimes of the Los Angeles Basin since 13,000 B.P.," in which I argue that the place called Los Angeles has been ruled by nine overlapping regional regimes of political economic practice and culture.
of Sydney, Australia) present 21 essays that explore such topics as political literary suppression in Imperial Rome, the political nuances of the disparities between the way of life advocated in Lucretius' De Rerum Natura and that lived by leading politicians, Cicero's speech acts of minor political resistance under Julius Caeser, connections between political and geographical features of the Vergilian narrative, Livy's discussion of modes of distributing power in society in Ab Urbe Condita, and Ovid's response to Augustan discourse.