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Punic Wars

by Nigel Bagnall

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementNigel Bagnall.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDG242
The Physical Object
Pagination(320)p. :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20987768M
ISBN 100091744210

Punic Wars > Bibliography. Bibliography Background. The historical analysis of the Punic Wars and largely the study of Carthage and the Punic civilization is very fraught with problems and speculation. Most of the culture, records and history of the Carthaginians was destroyed following the end of the Third Punic War. There are very few primary.   It is believed that twenty percent of Italians of military age perished in the three major battles during the first two years of the Second Punic war, Trebia, Tasimene and Cannae. There were some ten thousand survivors of Cannae who were formed in.

A Companion to the Punic Wars (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World) (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small commission for each book sold. Polybius (cafter BCE): Rome at the End of the Punic Wars [History, Book 6] [At this Site] (Public Domain unlike next selection, which is a more recent version.) .

  The three Punic Wars lasted over years, between BC and BC. They represented a struggle for supremacy in the Mediterranean between the bludgeoning land power of Rome, bent on imperial conquest, and the great maritime power of Carthage with its colonies and trading posts spread around the Mediterranean.2/5(2). Summary This chapter contains sections titled: Polybius' Formative Period and the Punic Wars Polybius' Sources for the Punic Wars The Punic Wars in the structure of the Histories The Punic Wars and Cited by: 1.


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Punic Wars by Nigel Bagnall Download PDF EPUB FB2

Great book, lots of details on the Punic Wars, of course, but written in a fluid manner with lots of color on life at the time. The first Punic War was a bit dry, but the Hannibalic engagements are as enthralling as any historic event, perhaps aside from Alexander, but not by by: The book is about the Punic Wars between Rome and Carthage.

The book is obviously a history book, analyzing the historic events and battle tactics but also trying to explain the motives behind them. The author is a knowledgeable historian doing his best with the material that has survived/5.

This book was originally published under the title "The Punic Wars", which I think better describes the book than the "Fall of Carthage" because the book is about all three of the Punic Wars.

Most books on the Punic Wars deal only with the second one - the one Cited by: Great book, lots of details on the Punic Wars, of course, but written in a fluid manner with lots of color on life at the time.

The first Punic War was a bit dry, but the Hannibalic engagements are as enthralling as any historic event, perhaps aside from Alexander, but not by much.

The author didn't appear to be biased towards either side/5(37). First Punic War A long long time ago both the Romans and the Carthaginians wanted control of the islands Sicily and Corsica.

This is what started t. Punic Wars, also called Carthaginian Wars, (– bce), a series of three wars between the Roman Republic and the Carthaginian (Punic) empire, resulting in the destruction of Carthage, the enslavement of its population, and Roman hegemony over the western Mediterranean.

I really enjoy it because it covers all three Punic Wars and is a very comprehensive account of Punic Wars book entirety of the struggle between the two cities. Edit: I know you were looking for primary sources so you can also look at Adrian Goldsworthy's bibliography to get a better idea of where to look.

Buy a cheap copy of The Punic Wars book by Adrian Goldsworthy. “Adrian Goldsworthy is one of the best young historians writing today.” —John KeeganThe Fall of Carthage was the greatest conflict of the ancient world, and thanks Free shipping over $Cited by: The Siege of Carthage was the main engagement of the Third Punic War between the Punic city of Carthage in Africa and the Roman Republic.

It was a siege operation, starting sometime in or BC, and ending in spring BC with the sack and complete destruction of the city of Carthage. The Punic Wars were a series of conflicts fought between the forces of ancient Carthage and Rome between BCE and BCE. The name Punic comes from the word Phoenician (Phoinix in the Greek, Poenus from Punicus in Latin) as applied to the citizens of Carthage, who were of Phoenician ethnicity.

As the history of the conflict was written by Roman authors, they labeled it 'The Author: Joshua J. Mark. Contents. Background and First Punic War ( B.C.) Second Punic War ( B.C.) Third Punic War ( B.C.) The three Punic Wars between Carthage and.

The Punic Wars, which occurred between Rome and Carthage in the third and second centuries B.C., would seem to be the fulfillment of the curse Dido places on Aeneas and his posterity when he abandons her and sails to Italy to fulfill his destiny.

Fall Of Carthage Punic Wars - Internet Archive. His account of the Punic Wars is fortunately among these better preserved parts. The modern reader will be surprised to learn about its contents, because the conflict we know as the First Punic War is absent (Appian calls it the Sicilian War), and the historian has treated the Spanish and Italian parts of what is now known as the Second Punic War in his books on the Spanish Wars and Hannibalic.

The study of history is dead. That may seem an odd assertion, given that I am reviewing a very good work of history, Adrian Goldsworthy’s The Punic Wars. But books like this are read by a tiny audience—hard to say how big, but I would be shocked if more than ten thousand people had read this book, and it is by a known author.

As far as I can tell, nearly nobody in public life, whether in. Books - Punic Wars Hannibal’s Road, The Second Punic War in Italy, BC, Mike Roberts. A history of the last ten years of Hannibal’s campaign in Italy, after the most famous victories had already been won, and he had won over large areas of southern Italy.

Polybius, Histories ("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") All book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7 book 8 book 9 book 10 book 11 book 12 book 13 book 14 book 15 book 16 book 17 book 18 book 19 book 20 book 21 book 22 book 23 book 24 book 25 book 26 book 27 book 28 book 29 book 30 book 31 book 32 book 33 Geographical.

The Punic Wars Rome, Carthage, and the Struggle for the Mediterranean (Book): Bagnall, Nigel: The Punic Wars triggered an era of astonishing human misfortune.

Resulting from a mighty power struggle between the military confederation of Rome and the trading empire of Carthage between B.C., B.C., and b.c., the wars were fought over a period of years.

The Punic Wars were a series of conflicts fought between Rome and Carthage between and BC. They were probably the largest wars in the ancient world.

The term "Punic" comes from the Latin word Punicus (or Poenicus).This was the word the Romans used for the Carthaginians, due to their Phoenician ancestry.

The main cause of the Punic Wars was the clash of interests between the existing. A Companion to the Punic Wars offers a comprehensive new survey of the three wars fought between Rome and Carthage between and BC. Offers a broad survey of the Punic Wars from a variety of perspectives ; Features contributions from an outstanding cast of.

About the Book A vivid and fascinating study of the conflict between Rome and Cathage which changed the course of world Punic Wars (BC) sprang from a mighty power struggle between two ancient civilisations - the trading empire .Check out this great listen on If you want to discover the captivating history of the Punic Wars, then pay attention.

The Punic Wars between BCE and BCE were a series of wars fought between the armies of ancient Carthage and Rome.

In the years before the battles broke out.Although only Appian's books on the Roman Civil Wars survive in their entirety, large parts of the other books, devoted to Rome's foreign wars, have also come down to us. The parts on the Punic wars, the wars in Iberia, and the Mithridatic Wars are very important historical sources.

This is also true for Appian's account of the Third Punic War, the second part of the book presented on these.