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The Early History of Rome: Books I-V Characters & Character Analysis

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Important People

Titus Livius

This is the book's author. The exact year of his birth is not certain. There are two 'most probable' options. One of these is 64BC, the other 59 BC. This man is known to have been a native of the settlement of Patavia, which later came to be known as Padua.

Scholars have determined that most information about his life has been lost through the centuries. They are able to supply some details. Amongst these is that he was both fortunate and typical enough to be amongst the educated people during his adulthood. While this is true, it is also the case that, he remains famous for his literary work on the history of Rome. Scholars share, during the introductory material, that he was criticized for his provincial manners, particularly of speech. In life he was very much like everyone else in that he met with supporters...

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