The Alps of Hannibal

The Alps of Hannibal

by William John Law


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108079495
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/06/2014
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Classics Series
Pages: 358
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part VIII. Knowledge of the Alps in Early Times: 1. Strabo on the Alps; 2. The Salassian hyperbasis of Strabo; 3. The Taurinian hyperbasis of Strabo; 4. Polybius knew no Taurinian hyperbasis; 5. The Po and the Doria of Strabo; 6. The Po and the Doria of Strabo (cont.); 7. Mr Ellis on the early use of the Little Mont Cenis; 8. Mr Ellis on the Little Mont Cenis; 9. Mr Ellis on the Mont Cenis; Part IX. Interpretation of Livy: 1 Introduction; 2. March from the Isère; 3. The march continued; 4. Druentia is the Durance; 5. Identity of tracks is disproved; Part X. Two Peculiar Theories: 1. Theory of M. le Comte de Fortia d'Urban; 2. Of M. Replat; Part XI. Conciliation Fails: 1. We must select between the two historians; 2. Livy founds his hypothesis on the words of Cincius; 3. No writer prior to Livy favours his hypothesis; Part XII. Cause of Doubt: 1. Doubt has come through neglect of Polybius; 2. Arnold recognised the truth; Appendix.

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