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INTRODUCTION

INTRODUCTION

OUTLINE
1.Background
2.Livy’s Sources
a. Polybius
b. Other Early Sources
c. Second-Century BC Sources
d. First-Century Sources
3.AUC 21–30: Historical Methods
a. Layout of Books
b. Sifting Sources and Marshaling events
c. Inconsistencies and Contradictions
d. Color and Emotion
e. Speeches in the Third Decade
f. Character Depiction
g. Religion and Ritual
4.The Second Punic War: An Outline
a. Background
b. Hannibal in Italy
c. Spain
d. Sicily, Cisalpine Gaul, Macedon, Libya
e. Overview
5.Chronology
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