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Scipio Africanus : Rome's greatest general

Author: Richard A Gabriel
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The world often misunderstands its greatest men while neglecting others entirely. Scipio Africanus, surely the greatest general that Rome produced, suffered both these fates. He should be heralded and celebrated today; but he is not. So who is Scipio Africanus?" "He is the man who defeated Hannibal at the Battle of Zama and won the Second Punic War. He is the man who revolutionized Roman military tactics. He is the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gabriel, Richard A.
Scipio Africanus.
Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2008
(DLC) 2007048961
(OCoLC)182621590
Named Person: Scipio, Africanus; Scipio, Africanus; Publius Cornelius (Africanus Maior) Scipio
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Gabriel
ISBN: 9781597979986 1597979988
OCLC Number: 755575329
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 303 pages) : illustrations, plans
Contents: The man --
The strategic setting --
The armies --
Scipio's Spanish campaign --
The strategist --
The African campaign --
Scipio and Hannibal --
Triumph and fall --
Scipio's place in military history.
Responsibility: Richard A. Gabriel.
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The world often misunderstands its greatest men while neglecting others entirely. Scipio Africanus, surely the greatest general that Rome produced, suffered both these fates. Today scholars celebrate  Read more...

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