Title page from The History of Rome, Vol. 1

Part of: The History of Rome by Titus Livius, in 6 vols. The History of Rome, Vol. 1

Vol. 1 of Livy’s History of Rome from its founding to the reign of Augustus.

Key Quotes

Presidents, Kings, Tyrants, & Despots

The ides of May came. The offices of the state not having been filled up by election, men, invested with no public character, made their appearance as decemvirs, retaining still the same spirit to enforce their authority, and the same emblems to support the splendor of their station. This was held…