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Title Hannibal's last battle : Zama and the fall of Carthage / Brian Todd Carey ; Joshua B. Allfree, tactical map illustrator ; John Cairns, regional map illustrator.
Author Carey, Brian Todd.
Publication Barnsley : Pen & Sword Military, [2007]
Copyright date ©2007
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 204 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps, portraits
Call # eBOOK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Full Title; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgements; List of Maps; Key to Maps; List of Illustrations; Chronology of the Punic Wars; Introduction: Clash of Civilizations; The Battle of Zama as Turning Point; Phoenicia's Heir: The Rise of Carthage; Rome: From City-State to Master of Italy; Chapter 1 The First Punic War (264-241 BCE); The Organization and Tactics of the Carthaginian Army; The Organization and Tactics of the Roman Army; The First Punic War: The War at Sea and On Land; An Unequal Peace and the Mercenary War.
Chapter 2 The Early Campaigns of HannibalHannibal's Early Life and the Origins of the Second Punic War (218-202 BCE); The Second Punic War: Initial Strategies; Dangerous Journey: Hannibal Crosses the Alps; Seizing the Initiative: Early Punic Victories at the Ticinus and the Trebia (218 BCE); Ambush at Lake Trasimene and Rome's 'Fabian' Strategy (217 BCE); Cannae: Hannibal's 'Killing Field' (216 BCE); After Cannae; Chapter 3 The Early Campaigns of Scipio; Scipio's Early Life and Building a New Army; Rome Resurgent and the Elder Scipios in Spain.
Scipio the Younger and the Capture of New CarthageThe Roman Conquest of Spain (208-207 BCE); Hasdrubal Defeated: The Battle of Metaurus River (207 BCE); Scipio's Masterpiece: Ilipa (206 BCE); Scipio Returns to Rome and Builds an Army (205-204 BCE); Chapter 4 The African Landings and the Battle of Zama; The African Landings (204 BCE); The Battle of the Great Plains (203 BCE); Armistice and Hannibal Recalled; Parley on the Plain and Locating the Battlefield; The Battle of Zama (202 BCE); Scipio Africanus: 'Greater than Hannibal'?; The End of the Second Punic War.
Chapter 5 In Zama's Wake: The Growth of Roman Imperialism and the Third Punic WarHannibal After Zama (201-183 BCE); Scipio After Zama (201-184 BCE); Rome Expands in the Mediterranean (201-149 BCE); The Third Punic War; The Siege Perfected and the Fall of Carthage (147-146 BCE); Rome Transformed: The Legacy of the Punic Wars; Notes; Glossary of Important Personalities; Glossary of Military Terms; Glossary of Roman and Carthaginian Government Terms; Select Bibliography; Index.
Summary At Zama in what is now Tunisia in 202 BC the armies of two empires clashed. The Romans under Scipio Africanus won a bloody, decisive victory over Hannibal's Carthaginians. Scipio's victory signalled a shift in the balance of power in the ancient world. Brian Todd Carey's compelling reconstruction of the battle, and of the gruelling war that led up to it, gives a fascinating insight into the Carthaginian and Roman methods of waging war. And it offers a critical assessment of the contrasting qualities and leadership styles of Hannibal and Scipio, the two most celebrated commanders of their age.
Note Print version record.
Subject Hannibal, 247 B.C.-182 B.C. -- Military leadership.
Scipio, Africanus, approximately 236 B.C.-183 B.C. -- Military leadership.
Zama, Battle of, Tunisia, 202 B.C.
HISTORY -- Ancient -- General.
Hannibal, 247 B.C.-182 B.C. (OCoLC)fst01822775
Scipio, Africanus, approximately 236 B.C.-183 B.C. (OCoLC)fst01846469
Zama, Battle of (Tunisia : 202 B.C.) (OCoLC)fst01184005
Command of troops. (OCoLC)fst00869220
Tunisia. (OCoLC)fst01205477
202-202 B.C
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author Allfree, Joshua B.
Cairns, John.
OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: Carey, Brian Todd. Hannibal's last battle 9781844156351 (OCoLC)165410893
ISBN 9781473814813 (electronic bk.)
1473814812 (electronic bk.)

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