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Dexter Hoyos - A Companion to the Punic Wars - 9781405176002 - V9781405176002
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A Companion to the Punic Wars

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Description for A Companion to the Punic Wars Hardback. 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. Editor(s): Hoyos, Dexter. Series: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World. Num Pages: 570 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HBW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 250 x 180 x 51. Weight in Grams: 1192.
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

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
576
Condition
New
Series
Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World
Number of Pages
570
Place of Publication
Hoboken, United States
ISBN
9781405176002
SKU
V9781405176002
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-50

About Dexter Hoyos
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).

Reviews for A Companion to the Punic Wars
“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)  

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