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Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it 6 years ago
Previously I have read Livy's war with Hannibal. At the time I read that I thought that it was OK, because Livy is not a master stylist like Herodotus and lacks the historical insight of a Thucydides or a Tacitus. However, for whatever reason much of the book stuck with me and it is Livy's strength ...
Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it 7 years ago
This is the fifth book by an ancient historian that I have read. Livy doesn't have the story telling ability of Herodotus, the commitment to historical insight that Tacitus and Thucyides had, nor the gift for gossip of Suetonius. The book is quite long and bogs down a lot. Having said that, some ...
janeg
janeg rated it 8 years ago
At last.
janeg
janeg rated it 8 years ago
Hannibal or scipio?
say what mofos
say what mofos rated it 8 years ago
stopped on pg 297 - to be picked up again ... later
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