The First Punic War: A Military History
This is the first comprehensive study of the longest continuous war (264 to 241 b.c.) in ancient history, and, in terms of the numbers of ships and men involved, probably the greatest naval war ever fought.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
according to Polybios Adherbal Africa Agrigentum allies army Atilius attack battle CAH2 Caiatinus Camarina Cape Hermaia captured Carthage Carthage's Carthaginian Carthaginian fleet Carthaginian navy Carthaginian ships Carthalo cavalry Caven certainly citizens Claudius command consuls corvi crews defeat Diodoros Diodoros says disaster Dorey & Dudley Drepana Duilius Ecnomus elephants enemy Eryx Eutropius evidence fighting forces fourth squadron garrison Greek Hamilcar Hamilcar Barca Hannibal harbour Hasdrubal Heraclea Minoa Hiero horse-transports infantry island Italy later legions Libyans Lilybaeum line abeam Lipara Livy lunius Lutatius Mamertines Maximus mercenaries Messana Metellus Mylae naval Numidians operations Orosius Panormus perhaps Philinos Polybios implies Polybios says possibly praetor presumably probably Punic Pyrrhus quinqueremes raids Regulus Rhegium Roman fleet Roman navy Roman ships Rome Rome's sailed Sanctis Sardinia Scipio Scullard Senate sent Sicilian Sicily siege sources story straits suggests Syracuse thaginian Thiel took transports treaty triarii trireme triumph Valerius victory Walbank warships Zonaras