History Literature / DiscoursesOnLivy

4th Sep '15 3:52:24 AM Morgenthaler
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* DatedHistory: Knowledge of historical events has become rather more detailed and accurate in the last 500 years.



* HistoryMarchesOn: Knowledge of historical events has become rather more detailed and accurate in the last 500 years.
19th Jul '15 1:44:52 PM Morgenthaler
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3rd Mar '15 12:03:15 PM LordGro
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''The Discourses on the First Ten Books of Titus Livy'', often referred to as ''The Discourses'' or ''Discourses on Livy'', is the second most well known book after ''ThePrince'' (which is to say not very) by NiccoloMachiavelli. It covers the first ten books of Titus Livy's AbUrbeCondita, as well as throwing in a number of other historical and (then) current examples and advice as to how to run a republic; it also includes some advice on how to run a Principality, and there is some overlap with ''ThePrince'' in places.

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''The Discourses on the First Ten Books of Titus Livy'', often referred to as ''The Discourses'' or ''Discourses on Livy'', is the second most well known book after ''ThePrince'' ''Literature/ThePrince'' (which is to say not very) by NiccoloMachiavelli. Creator/NiccoloMachiavelli. It covers the first ten books of Titus Livy's AbUrbeCondita, ''Ab Urbe Condita'', as well as throwing in a number of other historical and (then) current examples and advice as to how to run a republic; it also includes some advice on how to run a Principality, and there is some overlap with ''ThePrince'' ''The Prince'' in places.




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3rd Mar '15 9:27:32 AM potatohawk
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''The Discourses on the First Ten Books of Titus Livy'', often referred to as ''The Discourses'' or ''Discourses on Livy'', is the second most well known book after ''ThePrince'' (which is to say not very) by Niccolò Machiavelli. It covers the first ten books of Titus Livy's AbUrbeCondita, as well as throwing in a number of other historical and (then) current examples and advice as to how to run a republic; it also includes some advice on how to run a Principality, and there is some overlap with ''ThePrince'' in places.

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''The Discourses on the First Ten Books of Titus Livy'', often referred to as ''The Discourses'' or ''Discourses on Livy'', is the second most well known book after ''ThePrince'' (which is to say not very) by Niccolò Machiavelli.NiccoloMachiavelli. It covers the first ten books of Titus Livy's AbUrbeCondita, as well as throwing in a number of other historical and (then) current examples and advice as to how to run a republic; it also includes some advice on how to run a Principality, and there is some overlap with ''ThePrince'' in places.
27th Jul '14 1:03:05 PM Quag15
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27th Jul '14 1:02:55 PM Quag15
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11th May '14 7:38:03 AM RatherRandomRachel
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* [[RockBeatsLaser Sword Beats Artillery]]: While he felt firearms were useful in some circumstances, he was generally dismissive. True given the firearms of his time (see FantasyGunControl).

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* [[RockBeatsLaser Sword Beats Artillery]]: While he felt firearms were useful in some circumstances, he was generally dismissive. True given Given the firearms of his time (see FantasyGunControl).were quite inaccurate and would take some centuries to improve to a standard where they could be used much more efficiently, this mostly a practical concern than anything else.
24th Aug '13 1:41:15 PM DynamicDragon
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6th May '13 6:26:27 PM Quag15
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* FairForItsDay: He didn't exactly sign on to the Geneva Conventions, but he was a believer in liberty (for those who deserved it).
22nd Oct '12 3:21:08 PM zarpaulus
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* DemocracyIsBad: Unrestrained democracy, anyway. He believed that democracy had a large role to play in preserving liberty, though.

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* DemocracyIsBad: DemocracyIsFlawed: Unrestrained democracy, anyway. He believed that democracy had a large role to play in preserving liberty, though.
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