Livy [liv′ē]
(L. name Titus Livius) 59 B.C. -A.D. 17; Rom. historian

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  • LIVY° — (Titus Livius; 59 B.C.E.–17 C.E.), Roman historian who mentioned Jews at least twice in his writings. He records that until the capture of the Temple in Jerusalem by Pompey (63 B.C.E.), the sanctuary had never been violated (Epitome, book 102).… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Livy — Titus Livius (traditionally 59 BC ndash; AD 17 [Ronald Syme, following G. M. Hirst, has argued for 64 BC ndash;AD 12] ), known as Livy in English, was a Roman historian who wrote a monumental history of Rome, Ab Urbe Condita , from its founding… …   Wikipedia

  • Livy — /liv ee/, n. (Titus Livius) 59 B.C. A.D. 17, Roman historian. * * * orig. Titus Livius born 59/64 BC, Patavium, Venetia died AD 17, Patavium Roman historian. Little is known of his life, most of which must have been spent in Rome. His lifework… …   Universalium

  • Livy — biographical name 59 b.c. a.d. 17 Titus Livius Roman historian …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Livy — noun Titus Livius, a Roman historian …   Wiktionary

  • Livy — Liv|y (59 BC AD 17) a Roman historian known for his very large history of Rome, which greatly influenced historical writing. His Latin name was Titus Livius …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Livy — Olivia; Roman historian Titus Livius …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Livy — n. Titus Livius (59 BC AD 17), Roman historian who wrote monumental history of Rome in 142 volumes as from its founding in 753 BC …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Livy — Liv•y [[t]ˈlɪv i[/t]] n. anh big (Titus Livius) 59 b.c. – a.d. 17, Roman historian …   From formal English to slang

  • Livy — /ˈlɪvi/ (say livee) noun (Titus Livius), 59 BC–AD 17, Roman historian …   Australian English dictionary

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