Livy

Livy
noun
Roman historian whose history of Rome filled 142 volumes (of which only 35 survive) including the earliest history of the war with Hannibal (59 BC to AD 17)
Syn: ↑Titus Livius
Instance Hypernyms: ↑historian, ↑historiographer

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