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Hannibal : a history of the art of war among the Carthaginians and Romans down to the battle of Pydna, 168 B.C., with a detailed account of the second Punic war

Author: Theodore Ayrault Dodge
Publisher: New York : Da Capo Press, [1995]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Hannibal is often considered the finest general the world has ever known. Setting out from Carthaginian-dominated Spain with a small army of select troops, he fought his way over the Pyrenees and crossed the Alps with elephants and full baggage train. Descending into Italy, he destroyed the main Roman army at Lake Trasimeno, and came close to conquering Rome itself. At Cannae, Hannibal's brilliant calvary tactics  Read more...
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Dodge, Theodore Ayrault, 1842-1909.
Hannibal.
New York : Da Capo Press, [1995]
(OCoLC)844702079
Named Person: Hannibal; Hannibal
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Ayrault Dodge
ISBN: 0306806541 9780306806544 0306813629 9780306813627
OCLC Number: 32590597
Notes: Originally published: Boston : Houghton-Mifflin, 1891.
Includes index.
Description: xviii, 682 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Carthage. 900-200 BC; The Punic Army and Navy. 500-200 BC; Carthaginian Wars. 480-277 BC; The Early Army of Rome. 500-350 BC; The Roman Army of the Third Century; Rank and Discipline. Equipments and Rations; Fortification.Camp Duty.War; Early Roman Wars. 400-272 BC; The First Punic War. The Roman Navy. Hamilcar Barca. 264-218 BC; The Lions Brood. 241-220 BC; Sanguntum. Spring to Fall, 219 BC; Hannibal Starts for Italy. May, 218 BC; Catalonia. July and August, 218 BC; From the Rhone to the Alps. Fall, 218 BC; The Foothills of the Alps. October, 218 BC; The Summit of the Alps. October, 218 BC; The Army of Italy on the Po. November, 218 BC; Manuvring. November and December, 218 BC; The Battle of the Trebia. December, 218 BC; The Arnus Marshes. Spring, 217 BC; A Flanking Manuvre. Spring 217 BC; The Battle of Lake Trasimene. April, 217 BC; Fabius Cunctator. Summer, 217 BC; A Curious Strategem. Fall, 217 BC; Minucius. Fall, 217 BC; milius Paulus and Varro. Spring, 216 BC; The Battle of Cann. June, 216 BC; After Cann. Summer, 216 BC; Marcellus. Fall, 216 BC; Campania. 215 BC; Making a New Base. 214 BC; Tarentum Won. 213 BC; A Wonderful March. 212 BC; Capua. 211 BC; Another Roman Army Destroyed. 210 BC; Tarentum Lost. 209 BC; Marcellus Death. 208 BC; Hasdrubal and Nero. 207 BC; The Metaurus Campaign. Summer, 207 BC; Scipio. 206-205 BC; On to Carthage. 204-203 BC; Zama. Spring, 202 BC; The Man and Soldier; Hannibal and Alexander; Legion versus Phalanx. 196-168 BC.
Responsibility: Theodore Ayrault Dodge.
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