1. Livy’s Ab Urbe Condita Book 1 (beta ed., pdf, 15 mb, 29Jul19)

The link above is includes a completed draft of a commentary on Ab Urbe Condita Book 1. Livy’s Preface to AUC is included at the end of the volume.

A paperback will be published this fall.

In order to accommodate all the text, vocabulary, and notes in Book I, this commentary is 7 x 10 in. (17.8 x 24.4 cm), the same size as College Caesar and Cicero’s First Catilinarian but slightly larger than the typical 6 x 9 in. (15.24 x 22.86 cm) volume.

2. Text-Only pages for Livy’s Ab Urbe Condita Book 1 (beta ed., pdf, 2.6 mb, 17Jul19)

The link above includes text-only pages for Livy Book 1 for classroom use. The formatting is identical to that found in the commentary itself, so readers can easily prepare using the commentary and then find their place in the text-only pages during classroom review.

The commentary is simply too long to add 57 text-only pages, and so these text-only pages are available simply as an ancillary.

3. Translation Sheets for all 170 pages   (pdf, 6.4 mb, 18Jul19)

These pages include the Latin text (same format as commentary) with lined spaces so that readers can take notes or write out translations as they use the commentary.

4. Running Core Vocabulary (425 words) on

Review the 425 running Core Vocabulary words immediately at If you sign-up for a Quizlet account, you can copy the flashcard set to your own account, rename the list, and remove vocab words (and cards) once you have mastered them.

Note that readers and instructors can make flashcards within minutes by copying and pasting selected dictionary entries from the pdf and then pasting the selected list into (click ‘import,’ then paste). When the app asks how to divide up each entry, type in a colon “:” and the imported list will be turned into flashcards.

5. Running Core Vocabulary (425 words) in .doc file