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    DescriptionThe revolt of Carthage's mercenaries and oppressed Libyan subjects in 241-237 BC nearly ended her power and even existence. This 'truceless' war, unrivaled for its savagery, was fought over most of Punic North Africa and spread to Sardinia.


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    Title
    Truceless War
    Subtitle
    Carthage's Fight for Survival, 241 to 237 BC
    Authors and contributors
    Volume editor Dexter Hoyos
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 286
    Width: 165 mm
    Height: 241 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 658 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9789004160767
    ISBN 10: 9004160760
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2ADL
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    BIC subject category V2: DSBB
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AHA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDA
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Abridged Dewey: 930
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, LIT004190
    DC22: 939.73
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 939.7
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: DT168 .H64 2007
    Thema V1.0: NHB, DSBB, NHC
    Thema language qualifier V1.0: 2ADL, 2AHA
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBA
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations, maps
    Publisher
    Brill
    Imprint name
    Brill
    Publication date
    30 September 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Leiden
    Author Information
    Dexter Hoyos has written extensively on Roman and Carthaginian history in the third Century BC, including the history of Hannibal's family and most recently, with John Yardley, a translation and commentary on Livy's books 21-30, Hannibal's War (Oxford World's Classics).
    Table of contents
    Prologue 1. Gisco 2. The Army of Sicily 3. Politics, Policies and Politicians at Carthage 4. The Army of Sicily at Carthage 5. Sicca 6. The Talks at Tunes 7. Mutiny 8. Libya Revolts 9. Hanno in Charge 10. Hamilcar's First Victory 11. Hamilcar Trapped 12. 'The Libyans' 13. Enter Naravas 14. Sardinia Rebels 15. The Killing of Gisco 16. Disasters and Defections 17. The Siege Of Carthage 18. The Saw 19. The Crosses at Tunes 20. Hamilcar and Hanno 21. Mathos' End 22. Victory and Humiliation 23. A Balance-Sheet 24. Polybius and Other Sources Chronology of the War Bibliography Index