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Sertorius and the Struggle for Spain.

Author: Philip Matyszak
Publisher: Havertown : Pen and Sword, 2013.
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When, after a brutal civil war, the dictator Sulla took power in Rome (82 BC), among the many who refused to accept his rule was a young army officer called Quintus Sertorius. Sertorius fled, first to Africa and then to Spain, where he made common cause with the native people who had been savagely oppressed by a succession of corrupt Roman governors. Discovering a genius for guerilla warfare (he claimed he received  Read more...
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History
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Matyszak, Philip.
Sertorius and the Struggle for Spain.
Havertown : Pen and Sword, ©2013
Named Person: Sertorius; Sertorius
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Matyszak
ISBN: 9781473831049 1473831040 9781473829886 1473829887
OCLC Number: 893732221
Description: 1 online resource (225 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Maps; Introduction; Chapter 1 A Portrait of the Rebel as a Young Man; Chapter 2 From the Tiber to the Tagus; Chapter 3 A Beginner's Guide to First Century Iberia; Chapter 4 The Fall and Rise of a Roman Governor; Chapter 5 The White Fawn; Chapter 6 Pompey Enters the Fray; Chapter 7 Hearts and Minds; Chapter 8 The Turn of the Tide; Chapter 9 The End Game; Chapter 10 Aftermath; Notes and References; Bibliography; Index.

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When, after a brutal civil war, the dictator Sulla took power in Rome (82 BC), among the many who refused to accept his rule was a young army officer called Quintus Sertorius. Sertorius fled, first to Africa and then to Spain, where he made common cause with the native people who had been savagely oppressed by a succession of corrupt Roman governors. Discovering a genius for guerilla warfare (he claimed he received divine guidance from Artemis via a white fawn he kept), Sertorius came close to driving the Romans out of Spain altogether.rnRome responded by sending reinforcements under the contro.

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