A Companion to the Punic Wars
A Companion to the Punic Wars  -     Edited By: Dexter Hoyos
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A Companion to the Punic Wars

Edited By: Dexter Hoyos
Wiley-Blackwell / 2011 / Hardcover

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 576
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 1405176008
ISBN-13: 9781405176002
Series: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World

Publisher's Description

A Companion to the Punic Wars offers a comprehensive new survey of the three wars fought between Rome and Carthage between 264 and 146 BC.
  • Offers a broad survey of the Punic Wars from a variety of perspectives
  • Features contributions from an outstanding cast of international scholars with unrivalled expertise
  • Includes chapters on military and naval techniques, strategies, logistics, and Hannibal as a charismatic general and leader
  • Gives balanced coverage of both Carthage and Rome

Author Bio

Dexter Hoyos is retired Associate Professor in Classics and Ancient History from the University of Sydney, Australia. He has published extensively on Latin teaching and aspects of Roman and Carthaginian history (including on Hannibal’s actual route over the Alps). His books include Unplanned Wars (1998), Hannibal’s Dynasty (2003), Truceless War (2007), and Hannibal: Rome’s Greatest Enemy (2008).

Editorial Reviews

“My cavils in the previous paragraph notwithstanding, Hoyos and his team are to be complimented for their success in bringing the multifaceted “action history” of the wars to life in a striking and sophisticated way.”  (Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 1 January 2013)


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