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The Fall of Carthage : The Punic Wars 265-146BC - Adrian Keith Goldsworthy

The Fall of Carthage

The Punic Wars 265-146BC

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Published: 9th October 2003
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"Adrian Goldsworthy is one of the best young historians writing today." --"John Keegan"
The Fall of Carthage was the greatest conflict of the ancient world, and thanks to one of the finest historians of our time, this sweeping saga comes to life anew for modern audiences. The cast of endlessly fascinating characters includes the generals Hannibal and Scipio, as well as treacherous chieftains, beautiful princesses, scheming politicians, and tough professional warriors.

List of mapsp. 7
Prefacep. 9
Introductionp. 12
The Opposing Sidesp. 25
The First Punic War 264-241 BC
The Outbreak of Warp. 65
The Land Warp. 76
The War at Seap. 96
The Endp. 128
The Second Punic War 218-201 BC
Causes of the Second Punic Warp. 143
Invasionp. 167
Cannae and the Crisis for Romep. 197
The War in Italy, 216-203 BCp. 222
Spain, Macedonia and Sicilyp. 245
The Rise of Scipio, 210-205 BCp. 269
Africap. 286
Rome, the Beginnings of Empirep. 310
The Third Punic War 149-146 BC
'Delenda Carthago'p. 331
The Third Punic Warp. 340
The Legacyp. 357
Notes to the Textp. 369
Chronologyp. 392
The Republican Political Systemp. 400
The Consular Armyp. 402
Indexp. 403
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ISBN: 9780304366422
ISBN-10: 0304366420
Series: Cassell Military Paperba
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 9th October 2003
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Dimensions (cm): 19.4 x 13.1  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.31
Edition Number: 1