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Title:
The Punic Wars, 264-146 BC
Author:
Bagnall, Nigel, 1927-
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Publication Information:
New York : Routledge, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
95 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 26 cm.
General Note:
"First published in 2002 under the title Essential Histories: The Punic Wars 264-746 BC by Osprey Publishing Ltd., Oxford."
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780415968577
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Book

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First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 7
Chronologyp. 9
Background to War Two Great Mediterranean Powersp. 11
Warring Sides Carthaginian and Roman Forces on Land and Seap. 20
Outbreak Collapse of the Third Treaty of Friendshipp. 30
The Fighting the Three Punic Warsp. 36
Portrait of a Soldier Hannibal Barcid and Scipio Africanusp. 76
The World Around War the Political, Social and Economic Impactp. 80
Portrait of a Civilian Carthaginian Trade; a Roman Senatorp. 84
Conclusion and Consequences Expansionism and the Disposition for Warp. 88
Glossary of Namesp. 91
Further Readingp. 93
Indexp. 94