Scipio Africanus: Rome's Greatest General (Google eBook)

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Potomac Books, Inc., 2008 - Consuls, Roman - 326 pages
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Highlighting the greatest general of the Roman Empire
  

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This biography was very thoroughly researched by a very experienced military historian. It contains very detailed accounts, with maps of several battles during the Second Punic War and includes much ... Read full review

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An outstanding analysis of Roman general Scipio Africanus' contribution towards Rome's victory over Carthage in the Second Punic War. Combining the various ancient sources with modern scholarship, the ... Read full review

Contents

Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
Chronology
1The Man
2The Strategic Setting
3The Armies
4Scipios Spanish Campaign
6The African Campaign
7Scipio and Hannibal
8Triumph and Fall
9Scipios Place in Military History
Notes
Bibliography
Index
About the Author

5The Strategist

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About the author (2008)

Richard A. Gabriel, a historian, is Adjunct Professor of Humanities and Ethics at Daniel Webster College. He is the author of forty books, including The Great Battles of Antiquity, The Great Armies of Antiquity, and Great Captains of Antiquity.

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