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    Author Goldsworthy, Adrian Keith

    Unif Title Punic wars
    Title The fall of Carthage : the Punic Wars, 265-146 BC / Adrian Goldsworthy.
    Imprint London, Great Britain : Phoenix, 2006.

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    Edition Pbk. ed.
    Descript 412 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm.
    Note Originally published: The Punic wars (Cassell military paperbacks) -- London, Cassell, 2000.
    Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-391) and index.
    Contents The opposing sides -- The first Punic War, 264-241 BC. The outbreak of war ; The land war ; The war at sea ; The end -- The second Punic war, 218-201 BC. Causes of the second Punic War ; Invasion ; Cannae and the crisis for Rome ; The war in Italy, 216-203 BC ; Spain, Macedonia, and Sicily ; The rise of Scipio, 210-205 BC ; Africa ; Rome, the beginnings of empire -- The Third Punic War, 149-146 BC. "Delenda Carthago" ; The third Punic War ; The legacy -- Appendix 1. The republican political system -- Appendix 2. The Consular Army.
    Summary 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.
    Subject Punic wars.
    ISBN/ISSN 9780304366422 (pbk.)
    0304366420 (pbk.)


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