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Titi Livi Ab Urbe Condita : The History of Rome, Books 21-25 (Vol 3) (Bilingual) (Hardcover)

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Oxford Classical Texts, also known as Scriptorum Classicorum Bibliotheca Oxoniensis, provide authoritative, clear, and reliable editions of ancient texts, with apparatus criticus on each page. In this volume, Briscoe provides readers with a revised critical edition of the original Latin text of books 21 to 25 of Livy's history of Rome--which cover the first eight years (218-211 BC) of Rome's war with Hannibal--and with the key information required to understand and appreciate the depth and historical relevance of these important writings. Commencing with a substantial English preface, the volume assembles a large number of conjectures, both within the detailed critical apparatus which accompanies the Latin text, and within an extensive appendix. Briscoe draws on the body of research which has accumulated since the previous edition, and utilizes a broad range of manuscripts--unknown to most previous editors of the text--which are organized into designated groups through the use of Greek sigla, enabling the reader to easily identify the stage at which a reading entered the tradition. The volume also includes a comprehensive list of editions and other sources, and an extensive index nominum, featuring personal, ethnic, and geographical names.
Edition: Bilingual
Number of Pages: 391
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: Ancient / Rome
Series Title: Oxford Classical Texts
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Volume number: 3
Language: English
Street Date: July 19, 2016
TCIN: 51404121
UPC: 9780199686162
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-3633
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