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A companion to the Punic Wars

Author: B D Hoyos; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
Publisher: Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Series: Blackwell companions to the ancient world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Companion to the Punic Wars.
Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
(DLC) 2010033794
(OCoLC)657223828
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: B D Hoyos; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN: 9781444393712 1444393715 9781444361759 1444361759
OCLC Number: 716215468
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley InterScience, 2011. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Apr. 5, 2011). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Description: xx, 643 pages : maps.
Contents: Introduction: The Punic Wars --
Background and Sources. The Rise of Rome to 264 / John Serrati --
Early Relations Between Rome and Carthage / Barbara Scardigli --
The Rise of Carthage to 264 / Walter Ameling --
Manpower and Food Supply in the First and Second Punic Wars / Paul Erdkamp --
Phalanx and Legion: The 'Face' of Punic War Battle / Sam Koon --
Polybius and the Punic Wars / Craige B Champion --
Principal Literary Sources for the Punic Wars (apart from Polybius) / Bernard Mineo --
The First Punic War and Aftermath. The Outbreak of War / Dexter Hoyos --
A War of Phases: Strategies and Stalemates 264-241 / Boris Rankov --
Roman Politics in the First Punic War / Bruno Bleckmann --
Roman Politics and Expansion, 241-219 / Luigi Loreto --
Carthage in Africa and Spain, 241-218 / Dexter Hoyos --
The Second Punic War. The Reasons for the War / Hans Beck --
Hannibal: Tactics, Strategy, and Geostrategy / Michael P Fronda --
Hannibal and Propaganda / Richard Miles --
Roman Strategy and Aims in the Second Punic War / Klaus Zimmermann --
The War in Italy, 218-203 / Louis Rawlings --
War Abroad: Spain, Sicily, Macedon, Africa / Peter Edwell --
Rome, Latins, and Italians in the Second Punic War / Kathryn Lomas --
Punic Politics, Economy, and Alliances, 218-201 / Pedro Barcel --
Roman Economy, Finance, and Politics in the Second Punic War / Toni Naco del Hoyo --
The Last Half-Century of Carthage. Carthage and Numidia, 201-149 / Claudia Kunze --
Italy: Economy and Demography after Hannibal's War / Nathan Rosenstein --
The 'Third Punic War': The Siege of Carthage (148-146) / Yann Le Bohec --
Conclusions. Death and Transfiguration: Punic Culture after 146 / Muhamed-Hassine Fantar --
Spain, Africa, and Rome after Carthage / John Richardson --
Carthage and Hannibal in Roman and Greek Memory / Giovanni Brizzi.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to the ancient world.
Responsibility: edited by Dexter Hoyos.

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