[COMPLETE]Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius, Book 3 by Niccolò Machiavelli - icequeen

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Post by Leni » February 21st, 2019, 4:42 pm

Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius, Book 3 by Niccolò Machiavelli (1469 - 1527). Translated by Ninian Hill Thomson

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In "Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius", posthumous work by the author of The Prince, Machiavelli discusses the useful lessons that could be learnt from the past for the present. As the title mentions, the subject of the work is the first ten books of Livy's Ab urbe condita, which cover the expansion of Rome from the legendary monarchy of Romulus to the end of the Third Samnite War (293 BCE). The whole work contains three books, with 142 numbered chapters - perhaps not a coincidence, since Livy's history also contained 142 books. In the third book, the author discusses how the actions of particular men made Rome great. (Summary by Leni)
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    [*]Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (Niccolò Machiavelli) : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niccolò_Machiavelli
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    [*]Original publication date (if known): 1531
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Keywords that describe the book: Florence, republic, livy

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Last edited by Leni on March 1st, 2019, 10:09 am, edited 2 times in total.
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Post by icequeen » February 21st, 2019, 4:55 pm

I'll MC this one for you, Leni! Back in a moment with your MW!
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Post by icequeen » February 21st, 2019, 4:58 pm

OK, you are all set!
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Post by Leni » February 21st, 2019, 5:14 pm

icequeen wrote:
February 21st, 2019, 4:55 pm
I'll MC this one for you, Leni! Back in a moment with your MW!
Thanks, Ann! Glad to have you with us again for the third book. :D Filling the MW in a few moments.
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Post by Leni » February 21st, 2019, 6:12 pm

We are open for business! A DPL also welcome!
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Post by merendo07 » February 21st, 2019, 11:18 pm

May I read the final five chapters? I know I have three sections in book two yet to complete, you have my assurance that I will complete them all within the two month time frame.
I enjoy reading, and I want to constantly improve. So please, do give me feedback on my tone of voice, my emotion, everything. It's helpful and it's appreciated.

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Post by Leni » February 22nd, 2019, 5:31 am

merendo07 wrote:
February 21st, 2019, 11:18 pm
May I read the final five chapters? I know I have three sections in book two yet to complete, you have my assurance that I will complete them all within the two month time frame.
Sure, merendo, glad to have you on board! :)
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Post by Kikisaulite » February 22nd, 2019, 12:10 pm

I would like sections 40 to 44 please.
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Post by Leni » February 22nd, 2019, 1:54 pm

Kikisaulite wrote:
February 22nd, 2019, 12:10 pm
I would like sections 40 to 44 please.
Kristine :)
Thanks, Kristine!
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Post by icequeen » February 23rd, 2019, 10:06 pm

Moving on to Readers Wanted!
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Post by Hypatia » February 24th, 2019, 6:28 am

Hi there,

Can I claim the first 5 sections please?

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Post by Leni » February 24th, 2019, 7:32 am

Hypatia wrote:
February 24th, 2019, 6:28 am
Hi there,

Can I claim the first 5 sections please?

Regards,
Hypatia
Sure thing! Great to have you in this project! :D
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Post by Hypatia » February 24th, 2019, 8:21 am

Leni wrote:
February 24th, 2019, 7:32 am

Sure thing! Great to have you in this project! :D
Thanks Leni. Thought I'd get in early this time, as I was too late to claim anything on Book 2! :D

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Post by Leni » February 24th, 2019, 8:44 am

Hypatia wrote:
February 24th, 2019, 8:21 am
Leni wrote:
February 24th, 2019, 7:32 am

Sure thing! Great to have you in this project! :D
Thanks Leni. Thought I'd get in early this time, as I was too late to claim anything on Book 2! :D

Hypatia
I know! I could never have guessed these would attract so much interest. I am glad they did! :9:
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Post by wordwork2 » February 24th, 2019, 11:46 am

Hello!

I would like to record sections 9, 11, 13, 15, 16, 17 and 29.

Thanks :D

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