The Chronology of Early Rome

  title={The Chronology of Early Rome},
  author={Henry A. Sanders},
  journal={Classical Philology},
  pages={316 - 329}
  • H. Sanders
  • Published 1 July 1908
  • History
  • Classical Philology
It has come to be second nature with most of us to date the founding of Rome in 753 B. c., and the first year of the Republic in 509 B. C. We recognize, to be sure, that much of the early history is mythical, but to what extent and in what manner that may affect the dates is seldom considered. How erroneous it is blindly to fasten these dates upon all Roman writers and to interpret their years ab urbe condita after this generally accepted era, I have shown, taking Livy as an example, in a… 
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The Cambridge Ancient History
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