A Companion to the Punic Wars

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Dexter Hoyos
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 13, 2011 - History - 576 pages
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"A Companion to the Punic Wars" offers a comprehensive new survey of the three wars fought between Rome and Carthage between 264 and 146 BC. Offers a broad survey of the Punic Wars from a variety of perspectives Features contributions from an outstanding cast of international scholars with unrivalled expertise Includes chapters on military and naval techniques, strategies, logistics, and Hannibal as a charismatic general and leader Gives balanced coverage of both Carthage and Rome
 

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Contents

the First Punic War and aftermath
129
Strategies
149
Roman Politics in the First Punic War
167
Roman Politics and Expansion 241219
184
Carthage in Africa and Spain 241218
204
List of Tables viii
222
The Reasons for the War
225
Notes on Contributors
x
Roman Economy Finance and Politics
376
the Last HalfCentury of Carthage 393
395
The Punic Wars 1
412
Economy and Demography after
412
The Siege
430
Conclusions
447
Spain Africa and Rome after Carthage
467
Carthage and Hannibal in Roman
483

Tactics Strategy and Geostrategy
242
Hannibal and Propaganda
260
Roman Strategy and Aims in the Second
280
The War in Italy 218203
299
Spain Sicily Macedon Africa
320
Rome Latins and Italians in the Second
339
Punic Politics Economy and Alliances 218201
357
References
499
Index
531
The Rise of Rome to 264
9
Early Relations between Rome and Carthage
28
Manpower and Food Supply in the First
58
the Face of Punic War Battle
77
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About the author (2011)

Dexter Hoyos is retired Associate Professor in Classics and Ancient History from the University of Sydney, Australia. He has published extensively on Latin teaching and aspects of Roman and Carthaginian history (including on Hannibal’s actual route over the Alps). His books include Unplanned Wars (1998), Hannibal’s Dynasty (2003), Truceless War (2007), and Hannibal: Rome’s Greatest Enemy (2008).

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