The Fall of Carthage
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The Fall of Carthage : The Punic Wars 265-146BC

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The greatest conflict of antiquity, the struggle for supremacy between Rome and Carthage. The struggle between Rome and Carthage in the Punic Wars was arguably the greatest and most desperate conflict of antiquity. The forces involved and the casualties suffered by both sides were far greater than in any wars fought before the modern era, while the eventual outcome had far-reaching consequences for the history of the Western World, namely the ascendancy of Rome. An epic of war and battle, this is also the story of famous generals and leaders: Hannibal, Fabius Maximus, Scipio Africanus, and his grandson Scipio Aemilianus, who would finally bring down the walls of Carthage.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 130 x 194 x 30mm | 339.99g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Cassell Military
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Messianic ed.
  • 20 maps
  • 0304366420
  • 9780304366422
  • 22,364

About Adrian Keith Goldsworthy

Adrian Goldsworthy has a doctorate from Oxford University. His first book, THE ROMAN ARMY AT WAR was recognised by John Keegan as an exceptionally impressive work, original in treatment and impressive in style. He has gone on to write several other books, including THE FALL OF THE WEST, CAESAR, IN THE NAME OF ROME, CANNAE and ROMAN WARFARE, which have sold more than a quarter of a million copies and been translated into more than a dozen languages. A full-time author, he regularly contributes to TV documentaries on Roman themes. Visit www.adriangoldsworthy.com for more information.

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Adrian Goldsworthy is one of our most promising young military historians today

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