Hannibal and the enemies of Rome

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Hannibal, 247-182 B.C., Italic peoples -- Juvenile literature., Weapons, Ancient -- Italy -- Juvenile literature., Punic War, 2nd, 218-201 B.C. -- Juvenile literature., Weapons, Ancient -- Italy., Italy -- History -- To 476 -- Juvenile literature., Rome -- History -- Republic, 510-30 B.C. -- Juvenile literature., Italy -- History -- To 476., Rome -- History -- Republic, 510-30

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Discusses the part played by the Etruscans, Samnites, Carthaginians, and Celts in Roman and Italian history. Includes an account of Hannibal"s march and much description of the armor and weapons of the period.

Statementwritten and illustrated by Peter Connolly.
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LC ClassificationsDG221 .C64 1978b
The Physical Object
Pagination4-77 p. :
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Open LibraryOL4431756M
ISBN 100356059057
LC Control Number79065844

During this period Rome faced the greatest threat to its early existence, that posed by Hannibal, and its first enemies outside the Italian peninsula; in addition to fighting Hannibal and the Carthaginians in their homeland Rome had to contend with the Macedonian king Philip V, who proved a threat to Rome while it was fighting Hannibal, the 4/5(18).

The Enemies of Rome: From Hannibal to Attila the Hun - Kindle edition by Matyszak, Philip. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Enemies of Rome: 4/5(18). This one is no exception; a virtually perfect "appetizer" for anyone interested in studying Hannibal, Carthage, and the Celtic horde opposing Rome.

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This well illustrated book provides a tremendous amount of background on the tribes, nations, and equipment used by the forces opposing Rome from it's very foundation till into the Imperial period/5.

Each of the enemies of Rome described in this book (and they include some favourites like Hannibal and Vercingetorix) is described not only as a military leader but also as a person. The attention paid to the personalities and proclivities of the enemies If you are looking for an analytical historical treatise on Hannibal and the enemies of Rome book extensive military /5.

A truly fascinating and superbly written page compendium of detailed and documented history, "The Enemies of Rome: From Hannibal to Attila the Hun" is a very highly recommended addition to academic and community library World History reference collections in general, and personal Roman History supplemental reading lists in particular.5/5(5).

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The first in a brilliant new series set during the Second Punic War, from the bestselling author of The Forgotten Legion Chronicles. In the First Punic War, the Free shipping over $Cited by: 9.

Overall, this book is recommendable for anyone who has little knowledge of Roman history and wishes to learn more, as well as a solid quick reference for the major battles and ‘enemies’ of Rome.

The writing is clear, precise, and unwavering, and it is accessible to many. Discuss and order this book online at Amazon *Sarah Harmon, PhD. Hannibal, who almost overpowered Rome, was considered Rome's greatest enemy.

Birth and Death Dates. It's unknown, but Hannibal was thought to have been born in BCE and died BCE. Hannibal did not die when he lost the war with Rome—years later, he committed suicide by ingesting poison.

He was at Bithynia, at the time, and in danger of. Get this from a library. Hannibal and the enemies of Rome. [Peter Connolly] -- Discusses the part played by the Etruscans, Samnites, Carthaginians, and Celts in Roman and Italian history.

Includes an account of Hannibal's march and much description of the armor and weapons of. The Enemies of Rome: From Hannibal to Attila the Hun (Book) Book Details.

ISBN. Title. The Enemies of Rome: From Hannibal to Attila the Hun. Author. Philip Matyszak. Publisher. Thames & Hudson. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website. Buy The Enemies of Rome: From Hannibal to Attila the Hun Illustrated by Philip Matyszak (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(19). Hannibal, Enemy of Rome is engaging and follows the actual events of the Second Punic War very closely.

The action only goes up to the battle of Trebia, and I understand that there will be sequels. I look forward to reading Ben Kane's future books on the Second Punic War/5().

A history of Rome built around the empire’s battles against internal and external enemies. Kershaw (Classics/Oxford Univ.; The Search for Atlantis: A History of Plato’s Ideal State,etc.) begins with the “founding of the city” in B.C.E.

and traces his theme through the fall of Rome in chapter covers one of Rome’s major : Stephen P. Kershaw. I have read 4 of your books. Hannibal Enemy of Rome is my favourite. I look forward to the release of Fields of Blood. The first Hannibal book stuck to the facts of each of the 2 great battles where Rome was defeated and I commend you for your diligence.

By facts I mean what Polybius wrote as a contemporary of Hannibal and Scipio. The Enemies of Rome: From Hannibal to Attila the Hun (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The Enemies of Rome: From Hannibal to Attila the Hun.

Author. Matyszak, Philip. Publisher. Thames & Hudson. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit. Hannibal surprised his enemies with hidden armies, relied on his spies and on local Celts, and even employed stampeded cattle with burning brush on their horns to destroy armies.

Rome was blindsided by the Punic army and defeated in a series of battles, including the infamous : Simon & Schuster. Note: This is a guest post from Patrick Hunt, author of the new book, Hannibal. Hannibal Barca, otherwise simply known as Hannibal, lived and waged war over two thousand years ago – but is he still relevant in a world where the Romans are long gone?His famous crossing of the Alps in winter with an intrepid army and elephants is unforgettable, but are his.

Pyrrhus and Hannibal. What Great Enemies Taught Rome. Pyrrhus and Hannibal were the two single greatest threats to the Free Republic of Rome. They invaded Italy, smashed consular armies, turned vassal city-states against their Roman overlords, and killed thousands of legionnaires in the service of the Senate and People of Rome.

Hannibal knew that invading Italy was his best chance. Thenumber is accounting for the vast number of Italian allies of Rome. Hannibal hoped that by winning great victories in the heart of Italy, he could bring some of thataway from Rome and have them ally with Carthage.

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Hannibal was a first-rate tactician, only a somewhat lesser strategist, and the greatest enemy Rome ever faced. When he at last met defeat at the hands of the Roman general Scipio, it was against an experienced officer who had to strengthen and reconfigure the Roman legion and invent mobile tactics in order to succeed.4/5(1).

I read Ben Kane's Spartacus and thoroughly enjoyed it although the original novel I read many years ago was better. 'Hannibal, Enemy of Rome' only just manages to catch glimpses of the Hannibal character and that's all you will get is a few glimpses.

Still recommended though for the entertainment value if not the historical factor!/5(6). Be weary of anyone telling you they have an answer to this. A lot of the answers allude to this not being a possibility because Hannibal was a ‘Phoenician’.

The. In the year B.C., Hannibal of Carthage, faced with an opposing Roman army twice the size of his own, outwitted the enemy at Cannae by means of a strategy which has become a classic of its kind. As a result of his famous "double pincer" maneuver, 70, Roman soldiers died within the space Brand: Hachette Books.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Hannibal: The Military Biography of Rome's Greatest Enemy. Book Description: Hannibal’s enduring reputation as a man and as a general is due to his enemies’ fascination with him.

The way his legend was shaped in the Greek and Roman consciousness is one of the book’s main themes. Hannibal's oath: the life and wars of Rome's greatest enemy. Boston, MA: Da Capo Press. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Prevas, John.

Hannibal's Oath: The Life and Wars of Rome's Greatest Enemy. Boston, MA: Da Capo Press. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide). Hannibal: Enemy of Rome: : Kane, Ben: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists /5().

Book Review of The Enemies of Rome: From Hannibal to Attila the Hun - The author has written this book in a very accessible and factual manner. He wastes no time with extreme theories, preferring a more sensible approach.

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This engrossing book looks at the growth and eventual demise of Rome from the viewpoint of the peoples who fought against it. Here is the reality behind such legends as Spartacus the gladiator, as well as the thrilling tales of Hannibal, the great Boudicca, the rebel leader and Mithridates, the connoisseur of poisons, among many : Thames & Hudson.The Enemies of Rome: From Hannibal to Attila the Hun Philip Matyszak "Matyszak writes clearly and engagingly nicely produced, with ample maps and illustrations." —Classical Outlook.

This engrossing book looks at the growth and eventual demise of Rome from the viewpoint of the peoples who fought against it. Here is the reality behind.

According to Polybius and Livy, Hannibal's father Hamilcar Barca made the 9-year-old Hannibal dip his hand in blood and swear an oath of hatred against Rome.

In B.C., Hannibal led a.