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Between Rome and Carthage : Southern Italy during the Second Punic War

Author: Michael P Fronda
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
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"Hannibal invaded Italy with the hope of raising widespread rebellions among Rome's subordinate allies. Yet even after crushing the Roman Army at Cannae, he was only partially successful. Why did some communities decide to side with Carthage and others to side with Rome? This is the fundamental question posed in this book, and consideration is given to the particular political, diplomatic, military, and economic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fronda, Michael P., 1970-
Between Rome and Carthage.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
(OCoLC)489001679
Named Person: Hannibal
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael P Fronda
ISBN: 9780511750090 0511750099 9780511743542 0511743548 0521516943 9780521516945 9780511750830 0511750838
OCLC Number: 667105366
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 374 pages) : maps
Contents: Introduction --
Apulia --
Campania --
Bruttium and Western Magna Graecia --
Southern Lucania and Eastern Magna Graecia --
The Roman reconquest of Southern Italy --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: Michael P. Fronda.

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This book explores the relations of the Italian cities with Rome and Carthage during the Second Punic War.  Read more...
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'Fronda's fresh and modern approach to the [Second Punic] war's diplomatic arena, which both incorporates material and numismatic evidence alongside written sources and situates events in their Read more...

 
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