The Fall of Carthage
The greatest conflict of antiquity, the struggle for supremacy between Rome and Carthage.
The struggle between Rome and Carthage in the Punic Wars was arguably the greatest and most desperate conflict of antiquity. The forces involved and the casualties suffered by both sides were far greater than in any wars fought before the modern era, while the eventual outcome had far-reaching consequences for the history of the Western World, namely the ascendancy of Rome. An epic of war and battle, this is also the story of famous generals and leaders: Hannibal, Fabius Maximus, Scipio Africanus, and his grandson Scipio Aemilianus, who would finally bring down the walls of Carthage.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gmicksmith - LibraryThing
This first-rate historian addresses the biggest rival to Roman power in the Western Mediterranean. Although the author says this is more for a general audience it is sufficiently detailed to satisfy a ... Read full review
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Adrain Goldsworthy has a talent for combining excellent scholarship with readability to provide, in this reviewers opinion, some the best history writing about the Ancient World. His "Caesar, life of ... Read full review