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Hannibal : Enemy of Rome - Ben Kane

Hannibal

Enemy of Rome

By: Ben Kane

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Published: 19th January 2012
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The first in a brilliant new series set during the Second Punic War, from the bestselling author of The Forgotten Legion Chronicles.

In the First Punic War, the Roman legions defeated and humiliated Carthage, their only serious rival for power in the Mediterranean. Now a brilliant young Carthaginian general, called Hannibal, is out for revenge. Caught up in the maelstrom are two young boys, Hanno, the son of a distinguished soldier and confidant of Hannibal, and Quintus, son of a Roman equestrian and landowner. A disastrous adventure will see Hanno sold into slavery and bought by Quintus's father. Although an unexpected friendship springs up between the two boys -- and with Quintus's sister, Aurelia -- the fortunes of the two warring empires once again separates them. They find themselves on opposite sides of the conflict and an alliance forged through slavery will be played out to its stunning conclusion in battle.

"An epic tale, triumphantly told" Giles Kristian, author of the Raven series "Compelling" BBC History magazine

ISBN: 9781848092297
ISBN-10: 1848092296
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 576
Published: 19th January 2012
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.1  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.42

Ben Kane

Ben Kane was born in Kenya and raised there and in Ireland. He studied veterinary medicine and University College, Dublin, but after that he travelled the world extensively, indulging in his passion for ancient history. He lives in North Somerset with his wife and two young children.

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