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  • Julia the Elder

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    • Livy, too, is skeptical about the mythological tradition and claims that he does not intend to pass judgement on such legends (fabulae).Greek mythology-Wikipedia
    • According to Livy and Dionysius of Halicarnassus, the front rank was composed of the wealthiest citizens, who were able to purchase the best equipment.Roman Republic-Wikipedia
    • According to Pliny and Livy, after the invasion of the Gauls, some of the Etruscans living in the Po Valley sought refuge in the Alps and became known as the Raeti.Italians-Wikipedia
    • Livy describes this "bloodless" human sacrifice as an abhorrent but pious necessity; Rome's eventual victory confirmed the gods' approval.Roman Republic-Wikipedia
    • Both Livy and Strabo mention the Taurini's country as including one of the passes of the Alps, which points to a wider use of the name in earlier times.Turin-Wikipedia
    • The principal Latin prose author of the Augustan age is the historian Livy, whose account of Rome's founding and early history became the most familiar version in modern-era literature.Roman Empire-Wikipedia

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