short history of Rome to the death of Augustus. by Wells, J.

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Very disappointed in this book. I bought it specifically I wanted an overall view of the history of Rome post Roman empire. There appears to be a lack of anything to do with this city within the last 1, years but plenty written about the period of empire/5(16).

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Putnam [] (OCoLC) PREFACE. Titus Livius, the illustrious author of the Roman History, descended from a noble family in Rome, and was born at Patavium, now called Padua, in Italy, in the th year of Rome, fifty-eight years before the commencement of the Christian æra. Like many other literary men, his life was contemplative, rather than active; very few particulars, therefore, concerning him, have.

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2 sella curulis —Lit. ‘the chariot seat’, and hence the seat of the supreme magistrate when administering justice. 3 toga praetexta. —Lit. ‘the bordered toga’ (i.e. edged with purple), worn by the higher magistrates and priests, and also by all free-born boys till about their sixteenth year and by girls till their marriage.

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