Truceless War: Carthage's Fight for Survival, 241 to 237 BC (Hardback)
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Short Description for Truceless War A major rebellion against Carthage of mercenary troops and oppressed North African subjects almost ended her existence, a story vividly recorded by the historian Polybius. Truceless War reconstructs what happened and why, and the role of Carthage's rescuer Hamilcar Barca.
- Published: 30 September 2007
- Format: Hardback 286 pages
- ISBN 13: 9789004160767 ISBN 10: 9004160760
- Sales rank: 1,174,762
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Full description for Truceless War
The 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.