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Titi Livii Historiarum Quod Extat cum perpetuis Car. Sigonii et J.F. Gronovii Notis. Jac. Gronovius probavit, suasque et aliorum, Notas adjecit., Tome I & II [Livy's History of Rome - Volumes One & Two of a Three Volume Set]

by Livii, Titi [Livius Patavinus, Titus; Livy]; Gronovius, J.F.; Sigonius, Carolus

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  • Seller Inventory #: 2128667
  • Format: Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Apud Danielem Elsevirium
  • Date published: 1679

Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Apud Danielem Elsevirium, 1679. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First two volumes only (of three volume set), comprising books I-X and XXI-XXX (XI-XX are lost). These volumes cover the following (though parts are absent due to some portions being lost): The founding of Rome (including the landing of Aeneas in Italy and the founding of the city by Romulus); the period of the kings, and the early republic down to its conquest by the Gauls; The subjugation of Italy (the Samnite Wars) before the conflict with Carthage; The Punic Wars. The third volume, discussing the Macedonian and other eastern wars down to 167 B.C., is not included. Rear joint of first volume splitting, front joint of second volume just beginning to along top edge, boards a bit soiled and slightly bowed, minor ink marginalia, owner name excised from front flyleaf of first volume. 1679 Hard Cover. [xliv], 922, [72], 62; 973, [60], 58 pp. 8vo. Bound in vellum. Engraved frontispiece and title page. Latin text, two-column format. The Roman history of Titus Livius, often referred to as Livy, edited by J.F. Gronovius with extensive footnotes and an enormous index following the text of each volume, with appendices by the Italian humanist Carolus Sigonius which continue the chronologies of Livy through the year 751 A.D.