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Roman Legionary vs Carthaginian Warrior

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The peace that followed the First Punic War was shallow and fractious, with the resumption of hostilities in 218 BC sparked by Ca... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

The peace that followed the First Punic War was shallow and fractious, with the resumption of hostilities in 218 BC sparked by Carthaginian expansion in Iberia seeing Rome suffer some of the worst defeats in her entire history.

The Carthaginian army was a composite affair primarily made up of a number of levies from Africa and around the Mediterranean augmented by mercenaries and allies, and these troops crushed the Roman heavy infantry maniples in a series of battles across Southern Europe. Improvements made to their military, however, would see Roman revenge visited on Hannibal in full measure by Scipio, who would beat him at his own game and bring Roman legions to the gates of Carthage itself.

In this study, the epic battles at Lake Trasimene (217 BC), Cannae (216 BC), and Ilipa (206 BC) are explored in detail, supported by carefully chosen illustrations and specially commissioned full-colour artwork and mapping.



Autorentext

David Campbell has worked as a freelance new media producer and content specialist for many years, including roles at IBM, the BBC, various internet consultancies and the civil service. He has a broad range of interests in literature and history, including the Middle Ages, the Napoleonic era, naval warfare and the genesis of the 'military revolution'. He lives in Southsea, UK.

Adam Hook studied graphic design, and began his work as an illustrator in 1983. He specializes in detailed historical reconstructions, and has illustrated Osprey titles on subjects as diverse as the Aztecs, the Ancient Greeks, Roman battle tactics, several 19th-century American subjects, the modern Chinese Army, and a number of books in the Fortress series. His work features in exhibitions and publications throughout the world. He lives in East Sussex, UK.



Inhalt

Introduction / The opposing sides / Combat 1 / Combat 2 / Combat 3 / Analysis / Aftermath / Bibliography / Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: Roman Legionary vs Carthaginian Warrior
Untertitel: Second Punic War 217-206 BC
Autor:
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EAN: 9781472828057
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (epub)
Hersteller: Bloomsbury UK
Genre: Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten: 80
Veröffentlichung: 23.08.2018
Dateigrösse: 41.0 MB