Hannibal's Last Battle: Zama and the Fall of Carthage

Hannibal's Last Battle: Zama and the Fall of Carthage

by Brian Todd Carey
     
 

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At Zama in what is now Tunisia in 202 BC the armies of two empires clashed. The Romans under Scipio Africanus won a bloody, decisive victory over Hannibal's Carthaginians. Scipio's victory signalled a shift in the balance of power in the ancient world. Brian Todd Carey's compelling reconstruction of the battle, and of the gruelling war that led up to it, gives a… See more details below

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At Zama in what is now Tunisia in 202 BC the armies of two empires clashed. The Romans under Scipio Africanus won a bloody, decisive victory over Hannibal's Carthaginians. Scipio's victory signalled a shift in the balance of power in the ancient world. Brian Todd Carey's compelling reconstruction of the battle, and of the gruelling war that led up to it, gives a fascinating insight into the Carthaginian and Roman methods of waging war. And it offers a critical assessment of the contrasting qualities and leadership styles of Hannibal and Scipio, the two most celebrated commanders of their age.

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ISBN-13:
9781473814813
Publisher:
Pen and Sword
Publication date:
10/18/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,152,091
File size:
15 MB
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