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A Companion to the Punic Wars

edited by Dexter Hoyos
Format
Book
Published
Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Language
English
Series
Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Ancient history
Blackwell companions to the ancient world Ancient history
ISBN
9781405176002 (hardcover : alk. paper), 1405176008 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Contents
  • The rise of Rome to 264 / John Serrati
  • Early relations between Rome and Carthage / Barbara Scardigli
  • The rise of Carthage to 264 / Watler Amelina
  • 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 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 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 Zimmerman
  • 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 Barceló
  • Roman economy, finance and politics in the second Punic War / Toni Ñaco del Hoyo
  • Carthage and Numidia, 201-150 / Claudia Kunze
  • Italy: economy and demography after Hannibal's War / Nathan Rosenstein
  • The 'third Punic War': the siege of Carthage, 148-146 BC / Yann Le Bohec
  • Death and transfiguration: punic culture after 146 / M'hamed-Hassine Fantar
  • Spain, Africa and Rome after Carthage / John Richardson
  • Carthage and Hannibal in Roman and Greek memory / Giovanni Brizzi.
Description
xx, 543 p. : maps ; 26 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [499]-530) and index.
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