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I’m not sure what to say about this. A fairly conventional regurgitation of Livy’s story in the last half of book 5 (without acknowledging this fact either). I say Livy rather than the other sources because the latter half of the story as recounted here seems more like Livy’s. You wouldn’t expect a journalist to be discussing the finer points of historiography but I would expect an acknowledgement (you only need a sentence) that everything that’s contained in it is indeed a ‘story’ of some sort with varying questions about its accuracy.

(Via Roman News and Archeology)

Here’s a pretty picture of what it might have looked like: