(L. name Titus Livius) 59 b.c.-a.d. 17; Rom. historian.
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Roman historian and author of From the Foundation of the City, a 142-volume history of Rome from its beginnings to 9 bc .
Livy Sentence Examples
Of George Sand's style a foreigner can be but an imperfect judge, but French critics, from Sainte-Beuve, Nisard and Caro down to Jules Lemaitre and Faguet, have agreed to praise her spontaneity, her correctness of diction, her easy opulence - the lactea ubertas that Quintilian attributes to Livy.
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Livy mentions a temple of Apollo.
I, 22) and professed to detect in Livy's style certain provincialisms of his native Padua (Quintilian, i.
Livy regards him as a less trustworthy authority than Fabius Pictor, and Niebuhr considers him the first to introduce systematic forgeries into Roman history.