Livy

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Livy: Book Xxx (Bk. 30)

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Author  H. E. Butler
Publisher  Blackwell Pub
Publication Date   June 1, 1984
ISBN  0904679152
Pages  186

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Book XXX of Livy's great history of Rome describes the last few
years (203-201 BC), of the Second Punic War between Rome and Carthage,
including Hannibal's final defeat by Scipio at Zama, the conclusion of
peace and Scipio's triumphal return to Rome.This useful edition
of the Latin text, reissued after being unavailable for some time,
includes an introduction giving background on Livy and his work, Rome
and Carthage, the Punic Wars, the African campaign, the Roman army and
Scipio's tactics. There are copious notes on the text, an appendix on
chronology, an index of proper names and a vocabulary.

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