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User Review  - la2bkk - LibraryThing

As an avid fan of Republican Roman history, I've read various accounts of Hannibal and the 2nd Punic War (including its most famous battle, Cannae). As such, I was hesitant to embark on another book ... Read full review

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User Review  - mimal - LibraryThing

bookshelves: history, ancient-history, roman-civilisation, winter-20132014, under-1000-ratings, tbr-busting-2014, war, tunisia, published-2010, newtome-author, italy, fraudio Read from October 20 ... Read full review

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User Review  - deslni01 - LibraryThing

The Ghosts of Cannae details Rome and Hannibal's battle of Cannae, August 2nd, 216 BCE, and the rest of the Second Punic War. This war was brought upon by Hannibal Barca's child-hood desire to watch ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tsobex - LibraryThing

It's too long Read full review

Review: The Ghosts of Cannae: Hannibal & the Darkest Hour of the Roman Republic

User Review  - Vicki Cline - Goodreads

This is a very readable account of Hannibal's victories over Rome, focussing on Cannae. O'Connell starts with an interesting discussion of our sources for the battles, mainly Polybius and Livy. Then ... Read full review

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