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    DescriptionGappian wrote his Roman History in the second century AD as a series of books arranged geographically to chronicle the rise of the Roman empire. His Iberike, of which this is the first translation with historical commentary in English, deals with the Romans' wars in the Iberian peninsula from the third to the first centuries BC. It is only continuous source for much of the history of this crucial period in one of the earliest regions of Rome's imperial expansion and so fills in the gap made by the loss of Livy's later books. He describes the major campaigns of the conquest from the defeat of the Cathaginians by Scipio Africanus, the wars against the Celtiberiansm the war against the Lusitanians under Virathus and the siege of Numantia. But its value is more than that of mere chronicler of otherwise obscure events, he was an historian who deserves to be studied in his own right.This is the first English translation of the book, presented facing the Greek text, and is accompanied by a historical commentary and copious notes.


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    Title
    The Wars of the Romans in Iberia
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Appian, Edited by John Richardson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 149 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 313 g
    Language
    English
    Latin
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780856687204
    ISBN 10: 0856687200
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF, HBJD, HBLA
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    B&T General Subject: 431
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    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    DC22: 946
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004190, HIS000000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DSE, 1QDAR, 2ADL
    DC21: 936.603
    Thema V1.0: DNL, DSBB, NHD, NHC
    Illustrations note
    text, translation and commentary
    Publisher
    Aris & Phillips Ltd
    Imprint name
    Aris & Phillips Ltd
    Publication date
    01 October 2000
    Publication City/Country
    Warminster