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    The War with Hannibal: Bks. 21-30: The History of Rome from its Foundation (Penguin Classics) (Paperback) By (author) Titus Livy, Introduction by Betty Radice, Translated by Aubrey Selincourt

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    DescriptionIn The War with Hannibal, Livy (59 BC AD 17) chronicles the events of the Second Punic War between Rome and Carthage, until the Battle of Zama in 202 BC. He vividly recreates the immense armies of Hannibal, complete with elephants, crossing the Alps; the panic as they approached the gates of Rome; and the decimation of the Roman army at the Battle of Lake Trasimene. Yet it is also the clash of personalities that fascinates Livy, from great debates in the Senate to the historic meeting between Scipio and Hannibal before the decisive battle. Livy never hesitates to introduce both intense drama and moral lessons into his work, and here he brings a turbulent episode in history powerfully to life.


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    Title
    The War with Hannibal: Bks. 21-30
    Subtitle
    The History of Rome from its Foundation
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Titus Livy, Introduction by Betty Radice, Translated by Aubrey Selincourt
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 720
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 31 mm
    Weight: 490 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780140441451
    ISBN 10: 014044145X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Theme: APPR/CLASSA, CULT/ITALY
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T General Subject: 520
    Abridged Dewey: 355
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    LC classification: U
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    DC22: 937, 937.04
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000
    Thema V1.0: DNL
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    maps
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    PENGUIN CLASSICS
    Publication date
    25 July 1974
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Titus Livius (59BC-AD17) began working on his History of Rome at the age of 30 and continued for over 40 years until his death. The history ran to 142 books, of which 35 survive. Aubrey de Selincourt (1896-1962) translated Livy, Heroditus, and Arrian for Penguin Classics. Betty Radice was joint editor of the Penguin Classics and an honorary fellow at St Hilda's College, Oxford. She died in 1985.