The Campaigns of Hannibal / Edition 4

The Campaigns of Hannibal / Edition 4

by Patrick Leonard MacDougall
     
 

The Campaigns of Hannibal begins with an account of the organization, weapons, and chief tactics of both the Romans and Carthaginians, and then proceeds in chronological order through the thirteen campaigns waged by Hannibal against Rome over the course of 218-207 B.C., including the battles of Trebbia and Cannae. After each campaign, the author discusses

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The Campaigns of Hannibal begins with an account of the organization, weapons, and chief tactics of both the Romans and Carthaginians, and then proceeds in chronological order through the thirteen campaigns waged by Hannibal against Rome over the course of 218-207 B.C., including the battles of Trebbia and Cannae. After each campaign, the author discusses the salient points that students of strategy and the history of warfare should recognize. Based on classical sources and originally published in 1858, The Campaigns of Hannibal is a model of clarity and synthesis, a wonderful one-volume history that is ideal for those who wish to learn more about Hannibal's military genius as well as those seeking a synopsis of the Punic Wars.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594160561
Publisher:
Westholme Publishing
Publication date:
10/31/2007
Edition description:
1
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.60(d)

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