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The defeat of Rome in the East : Crassus, the Parthians, and the disastrous battle of Carrhae, 53 BC

Author: Gareth C Sampson
Publisher: Philadelphia : Casemate, 2008.
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sampson, Gareth C.
Defeat of Rome in the East.
Philadelphia : Casemate, 2008
(OCoLC)742445666
Named Person: Marcus Licinius Crassus; Marcus Licinius Crassus; Marcus Licinius Crassus Dives
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gareth C Sampson
ISBN: 9781932033892 1932033890
OCLC Number: 185031135
Notes: "Originally published in the United Kingdom under the title The defeat of Rome."--Title page verso.
Description: xvi, 224 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: THE RISE OF TWO EMPIRES: 1. A new world order: The Roman conquest of the East ; 2. Menace from the East: The rise of Parthia ; 3. Marcus Crassus and the lure of the East --
THE WAR: 4. An unnecessary war? The origins of the First Romano-Parthian War (96-55 BC) ; 5. The invasion of the East (55-53 BC) ; 6. Disaster at Carrhae ; 7. Storm over the East (53-50 BC) ; 8. Epilogue: The consequences of Carrhae --
APPENDICES: Appendix 1. The fate of the Roman prisoners ; Appendix 2. Sources of the Battle of Carrhae ; Appendix 3. Sources for Parthian history ; Appendix 4. King lists.
Responsibility: by Gareth C. Sampson.

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