A Companion to the Punic Wars

A Companion to the Punic Wars

by Dexter Hoyos
     
 

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A Companion to the Punic Wars offers a comprehensive new survey of the three wars fought between Rome and Carthage between 264 and 146 BC.

  • Offers a broad survey of the Punic Wars from a variety of perspectives
  • Features contributions from an outstanding cast of international scholars with unrivalled expertise
  • Includes chapters on military and

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A Companion to the Punic Wars offers a comprehensive new survey of the three wars fought between Rome and Carthage between 264 and 146 BC.

  • Offers a broad survey of the Punic Wars from a variety of perspectives
  • Features contributions from an outstanding cast of international scholars with unrivalled expertise
  • Includes chapters on military and naval techniques, strategies, logistics, and Hannibal as a charismatic general and leader
  • Gives balanced coverage of both Carthage and Rome

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From the Publisher
“My cavils in the previous paragraph notwithstanding, Hoyos and his team are to be complimented for their success in bringing the multifaceted “action history” of the wars to life in a striking and sophisticated way.”  (Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 1 January 2013)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405176002
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/08/2011
Series:
Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World Series, #54
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
570
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.80(h) x 2.20(d)

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From the Publisher
“My cavils in the previous paragraph notwithstanding, Hoyos and his team are to be complimented for their success in bringing the multifaceted “action history” of the wars to life in a striking and sophisticated way.” (Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 1 January 2013)

Meet the Author

Dexter Hoyos is retired Associate Professor in Classics and Ancient History from the University of Sydney, Australia. He has published extensively on Latin teaching and aspects of Roman and Carthaginian history (including on Hannibal’s actual route over the Alps). His books include Unplanned Wars (1998), Hannibal’s Dynasty (2003), Truceless War (2007), and Hannibal: Rome’s Greatest Enemy (2008).

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