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Carthaginian Warrior 264 146 Bc

Author : Nic Fields
ISBN : 1846039584
Genre : History
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The armies of Carthage were diverse, made up of men of various ethnic groups, military specializations, and even motivations. Whilst some were citizen soldiers fighting on behalf of their state, others were ruthless mercenaries who remained loyal only so long as they were paid. As the Punic Wars progressed and the merits of professional soldiers became appreciated, mercenaries became the backbone of Carthaginian armies. Backed up by detailed reference to historical sources, this book examines the life of a Carthaginian warrior, following his experiences from initial recruitment to final battle, and focusing on what he ate, the equipment he carried and the tactics he used on the battlefield. This in-depth analysis of warriors in daily life and battle is accompanied by archival photographs and vibrant illustrations from Steve Noon.

Roman Legionary Vs Carthaginian Warrior

Author : David Campbell
ISBN : 9781472828064
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The peace that followed the First Punic War was shallow and fractious, with the resumption of hostilities in 218 BC sparked by Carthaginian expansion in Iberia seeing Rome suffer some of the worst defeats in her entire history. The Carthaginian army was a composite affair primarily made up of a number of levies from Africa and around the Mediterranean augmented by mercenaries and allies, and these troops crushed the Roman heavy infantry maniples in a series of battles across Southern Europe. Improvements made to their military, however, would see Roman revenge visited on Hannibal in full measure by Scipio, who would beat him at his own game and bring Roman legions to the gates of Carthage itself. In this study, the epic battles at Lake Trasimene (217 BC), Cannae (216 BC), and Ilipa (206 BC) are explored in detail, supported by carefully chosen illustrations and specially commissioned full-colour artwork and mapping.

The Carthaginians 6th 2nd Century Bc

Author : Andrea Salimbeti
ISBN : 9781782007777
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Carthage, the port-city in Tunisia first settled by Phoenicians from Tyre, grew to extend a competitive maritime trading empire all over the Western Mediterranean and beyond, increasingly defended by the best navy of the period. In the 6th century BC this came into confrontation with Greek colonists in Sicily, starting major wars that lasted through the 5th and 4th centuries, and involved much interaction with different Greek forces. During the 3rd century Carthage first clashed with Roman armies, and in the course of three wars that raged over Spain, Sicily and Italy the Romans suffered the greatest defeats in their early history at the hands of Hamilcar, Hannibal and Hasdrubal Barca, leading multinational armies of North Africans and Europeans.

Lake Trasimene 217 Bc

Author : Nic Fields
ISBN : 9781472816337
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Following Hannibal's crushing victory at the battle of the Trebbia, the reeling Roman Republic sent a new army under the over-confident consul Caius Flaminius to destroy the Carthaginian invaders – unbeknownst to him they were ready and waiting. The destruction of the Roman force at Lake Trasimene firmly established Hannibal as one of the Ancient World's greatest commanders thanks to his use of innovative tactics, including the first recorded use of a turning movement. The Romans would not send another major army to confront him until the battle of Cannae in 216 BC. This new study, based on recent archaeological work on the battlefield itself, tells the full story of one of Hannibal's greatest victories with the help of maps, full-colour illustrations, and detailed sections on the make-up of the armies and their commanders.

The History Quiz Book

Author : Judy Lloyd
ISBN : 0952565501
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Tunisia

Author : Georgie Anne Geyer
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Journalist lauds post-colonial economic success and political placidity.

How To Prepare For Sat Two

Author : Marilynn Giroux Hitchens
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Reviews topics in world history and includes sample exams

From The Seventh Century Bc To The Seventh Century Ad

Author : Joachim Herrmann
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Country Fair

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The Aeneid

Author : Virgil
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Filled with history and legend, Virgil's classic narrative poem glorifying the genesis of the Roman Empire is one of the towering works of Western civilization. Dickinson's modern translation captures the magnificence of Virgil's timeless poetry, making it compelling to contemporary readers while preserving the tone, epic sweep, and grandeur of the original. Includes a map and three appendices.

Harpercollins Past Worlds Atlas Of Archaeology

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Academic American Encyclopedia

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A twenty-one volume encyclopedia with 32,000 entries and more than 16,000 illustrations.

Pocket History The Clash Of History S Titans

Author : Joseph Cummins
ISBN : 9781742666266
Genre : History
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The Clash of History's Titans is part of the series conveniently portable, stylishly packaged and eminently collectible set of six books that each open a window onto a selection of remarkable stories, characters and themes from the past. When two supremely powerful political rivals lock horns in a clash of personality and ideology, they can change the course of human history. The Clash of History's Titans brings to life the drama of history's most vicious political and military feuds, ranging through centuries and across the globe. Rivalries have sparked some of the most dramatic episodes in the history of the world, and twelve of these are recreated here, among them the lethal feud between ruthless power-seeker Julius Caesar and populist politician Gnaeus Pompey; and the dynastic and religious clash of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Mary, Queen of Scots. Impeccably researched and utterly compelling, this book profiles a remarkable cast of implacable foes, and reveals how their tug- of- war over ultimate power and glory shaped the wider history of the world.

Cliffsnotes On Virgil S Aeneid

Author : Richard McDougall
ISBN : 0764586807
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on Aeneid takes you on the journey of a band of survivors who leave their destroyed city to seek another home in a faraway country. Woven from myth and legend, the story is about rebirth, about life springing forth from ruin and death. This study guide will help navigate the voyages of the Trojans and uncover their significance in Virgil's time and today. You'll also gain insight into the life and cultural background of the author. Other features that help you study include Character analyses of major players A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters Critical essays A review section that tests your knowledge A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

The World Book Encyclopedia

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The Oracle Encyclopaedia

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Sociology

Author : Craig J. Calhoun
ISBN : 0070380694
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This survey focuses on five key concepts to explain sociological principles: function; structure; action; culture; and power. These concepts enable the text to present structural sociology and culture, with student-orientated examples.

Foundations Of Corporate Empire

Author : Karl Moore
ISBN : STANFORD:36105110144669
Genre : Business & Economics
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"The Sumerians invented temple capitalism; the Assyrians made it multinational; the Phoenicians evolved controls; the Greeks leapfrogged with an entrepreneurial model that replaced it; the Romans perfected a robust blend of autonomy and regimentation that flourished for four hundred years. Foundations of Corporate Empire puts all this under a microscope." Richard T. Pascale, associate fellow, Templeton College, University of Oxford "Foundations of Corporate Empire is a dreary title for a business book that turns out to be anything but. It is in fact a sweeping, yet remarkably readable history of globalization that marshals impressive evidence..." Report on Business Magazine From the cradles of civilization to the corporations of global economy, business empires have come and gone but the essence of economic enterprise has always been with us. This is a world in which enterprises have been shaped as much by what they are as what they do, and in which an understanding of where we've come from will aid our interpretation of where we can go. Every future has a foundation to be explored. "In this well-researched and highly readable book, Moore and Lewis persuasively argue that many of today's global economic institutions and structures are not as new as often proclaimed but the product of a long evolutionary process. Their conclusion that a historical perspective provides important clues about the future of globalization is thought provoking and worthy of broad debate." Cornelis A. de Kluyver, Dean, Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management "This fascinating book should serve as a timely reminder to those who seem to think that tomorrow can be managed with scarcely a backwards glance to yesterday. Compulsive reading for businessmen and politicians." Sir David Rowland, President, Templeton College, University of Oxford Foundations of Corporate Empire sketches the history of international business from the emergence of ancient Assyria around 2000 BC through the Phoenician, Carthaginian and Grecian periods up to the time of the Roman Imperium under Augustus, and then on to the medieval and modern eras ending with today's post-modern times. The history of these civilisations has developed around different economic models, which have regularly re-emerged across time and are still present today. Foundations of Corporate Empire looks at our past economic foundations to better understand where we are today and where we should be tomorrow. "A fascinating and important work, which deserves to be widely read." Professor Alister McGrath, Oxford University "Foundations of Corporate Empire offered me an eye-opening insight into how we have come to do business as we do. If you truly want to understand capitalism as we know it, read this book. Beyond any reasonable doubt, it proved to me the old saying that the more things change the more things stay the same." Professor D'Aveni, author of Hypercompetition: Managing the dynamics of strategic maneuvering

Collecting Toy Soldiers

Author : Jean Nicollier
ISBN : PSU:000028112365
Genre : Military miniatures
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Let S Go

Author : Katherine T... Model
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