Armies of the Carthaginian Wars, 265-146 B.C.

Armies of the Carthaginian Wars, 265-146 B.C.

by Terence Wise, Richard Hook
     
 

The epic conflict between Rome and Carthage remains one of the most compelling stories of military history. The wars included such legendary events as the crossing of the Alps by Hannibal, and the Battle of Cannae. Terence Wise's fine text details the armies of both sides of the wars, including the many different allied troops employed by the Carthaginians;

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Overview

The epic conflict between Rome and Carthage remains one of the most compelling stories of military history. The wars included such legendary events as the crossing of the Alps by Hannibal, and the Battle of Cannae. Terence Wise's fine text details the armies of both sides of the wars, including the many different allied troops employed by the Carthaginians; Numidians, Celts, Spanish and others who helped make the army one of the most colourful and cosmopolitan of its day. The text is accompanied by numerous illustrations and photographs, including eight full page colour plates by Richard Hook.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780850454307
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
03/28/1982
Series:
Men at Arms Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
774,405
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.15(d)

Meet the Author

Terence Wise is one of Osprey’s most popular authors. Terence has been a respected historical writer for more than 25 years. With numerous books and articles to his credit, he has contributed more than a dozen titles to the Men-At-Arms series, mainly on medieval subjects including studies of the military orders and the Wars of the Roses.

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