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Livy, the Optimist of the Roman Empire

Summary: The Roman historian Livy sought in his writings to uphold the liberty and morals of the Roman Empire. His writings warned of Rome's downfall, urging his countrymen to renounce the evil that was causing its decay.
Livy the Optimist

Livy was one of the greatest Roman historians. It is evident in Livy's work and life that he grew up in the days where liberty and morals had a place in society, and it was sad to him to see his nation fall under the hands of corrupt men. With his book he attempted to do a great feat, change the course of Rome's downfall. Livy was able to observe and warn the Romans that their licentious nature would ultimately lead to her ruin. According to Livy, a hero was someone who tried to protect the cities from utter downfall. That is what Livy tried to do, and in that since he was a hero. Livy tried to accomplish many things with his book. He tried to show Rome's evil in order that she could change the course she was...

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