Selections From Roman Historians
Excerpt from Selections From Roman Historians: Edited With Notes The editors have endeavored to include in this book of Selections from Roman Historians passages which would not only interest college freshmen, but would at the same time possess literary and historical value. In spite of the wide range of authors, a connecting thread, admittedly slight in places, may be observed throughout. The text is, in the main, that of the Teubner Series, although some changes have been made to suit the design of the Selections, The notes are largely historical and explanatory. Actual translations appear, we believe, only where the conscientious student would be likely to experience greatest difficulty in securing the true interpretation. In the composition of the notes, we wish especially to acknowledge aid received from the complete edition of Livy by W. Weissenborn, revised by H. J. Mueller (Berlin, 1900), and from a selected edition of Livy - Books I, XXI, and XXII - by J. H..