Hannibal: A History of the Art of War Among the Carthaginians and Romans Down to the Battle of Pydna, 168 B. C.

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Tales End Press, Aug 4, 2012 - History
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This was a long but ultimately very rewarding read. There is almost overwhelming detail on the crossing of the Andes, tactics and formations of the era though not enough about Hannibal himself. That ... Read full review

Hannibal: a history of the art of war among the Carthaginians and Romans down to the battle of Pydna, 168 B. C., with a detailed account of the second Punic war

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Hannibal's genius for military strategy allowed him to shred the Roman army and almost take over Italy. While researching this 1891 book, Dodge followed Hannibal's route from Carthage to Italy through the Alps, sans elephants. Read full review

Contents

The Lions Brood 241220 B C
Saguntum Spring to Fall 219 B C
Hannibal Starts for Italy May 218 B C
Catalonia July and August 218 B C
From the Rhone to the Alps Fall 218 B C
The Foothills of the Alps October 218 B C
The Summit of the Alps October 218 B C
The Army of Italy on the Po November 213 B C

The First Punic War The Roman Navy Hamilcar Barca 264218 B C

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