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
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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Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World
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