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By Dexter Hoyos

A better half to the Punic Wars bargains a entire new survey of the 3 wars fought among Rome and Carthage among 264 and 146 BC.

  • Offers a huge survey of the Punic Wars from quite a few views
  • Features contributions from an exceptional solid of overseas students with unrivalled services
  • Includes chapters on army and naval ideas, options, logistics, and Hannibal as a charismatic common and chief
  • Gives balanced insurance of either Carthage and Rome

Content:
Chapter One the increase of Rome to 264 BC (pages 7–27): John Serrati
Chapter Early kinfolk among Rome and Carthage (pages 28–38): Barbara Scardigli
Chapter 3 the increase of Carthage to 264 BC (pages 39–57): Walter Ameling
Chapter 4 Manpower and nutrition offer within the First and moment Punic Wars (pages 58–76): Paul Erdkamp
Chapter 5 Phalanx and Legion: The “Face” of Punic warfare conflict (pages 77–94): Sam Koon
Chapter Six Polybius and the Punic Wars (pages 95–110): Craige B. Champion
Chapter Seven primary Literary assets for the Punic Wars (apart from Polybius) (pages 111–127): Bernard Mineo
Chapter 8 The Outbreak of conflict (pages 129–148): Dexter Hoyos
Chapter 9 A warfare of levels: suggestions and Stalemates 264–241 BC (pages 149–166): Boris Rankov
Chapter Ten Roman Politics within the First Punic conflict (pages 167–183): Bruno Bleckmann
Chapter 11 Roman Politics and enlargement, 241–219 (pages 184–203): Luigi Loreto
Chapter Twelve Carthage in Africa and Spain, 241–218 (pages 204–222): Dexter Hoyos
Chapter 13 the explanations for the conflict (pages 223–241): Hans Beck
Chapter Fourteen Hannibal: strategies, approach, and Geostrategy (pages 242–259): Michael P. Fronda
Chapter Fifteen Hannibal and Propaganda (pages 260–279): Richard Miles
Chapter 16 Roman approach and goals within the moment Punic battle (pages 280–298): Klaus Zimmermann
Chapter Seventeen The conflict in Italy, 218–203 (pages 299–319): Dr. Louis Rawlings
Chapter Eighteen struggle overseas: Spain, Sicily, Macedon, Africa (pages 320–338): Dr. Peter Edwell
Chapter Nineteen Rome, Latins, and Italians within the moment Punic conflict (pages 339–356): Dr. Kathryn Lomas
Chapter Twenty Punic Politics, economic climate, and Alliances, 218–201 (pages 357–375): Pedro Barcelo
Chapter Twenty?One Roman economic climate, Finance, and Politics within the moment Punic conflict (pages 376–392): Toni Naco del Hoyo
Chapter Twenty?Two Carthage and Numidia, 201–149 BC (pages 393–411): Claudia Kunze
Chapter Twenty?Three Italy: economic system and Demography after Hannibal's warfare (pages 412–429): Nathan Rosenstein
Chapter Twenty?Four The “Third Punic War”: The Siege of Carthage (148–146 BC) (pages 430–445): Yann Le Bohec
Chapter Twenty?Five loss of life and Transfiguration: Punic tradition after 146 BC (pages 447–466): Professor M'hamed?Hassine Fantar
Chapter Twenty?Six Spain, Africa, and Rome after Carthage (pages 467–482): John Richardson
Chapter Twenty?Seven Carthage and Hannibal in Roman and Greek reminiscence (pages 483–498): Giovanni Brizzi

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Rome used its manpower advantage to field several armies at once and eventually to defeat each power individually. Only the Samnites and the Gauls seemed to be able to coordinate, but these suffered a large defeat in 295 at Sentinum in Umbria. The conflict ended in a complete Roman victory five years later, with defeated states forced to become allies. Only a few peoples in Italy remained outside Roman dominance. One of these was the Greek colony of Tarentum in the southeast, and this place would unknowingly provide the greatest example of just why Rome would emerge as a major power, if it had done so not already, in the coming century.

Curia”; Dio fr. H. 1;. 217–259. H. 7; Botsford 1909, 152–153, 168–173; Cornell 1995, 115–117; Forsythe 2005, 109–110; 2007, 25; Meyer 1983, 124–125; Raaflaub 2006, 136. Servian reforms: Cic. Rep. H. 13; Ogilvie 1965, 166–176; Cornell 1995, 190–197; Forsythe 2005, 111–115; 2007, 26–28. H. 721–852; Val. Max. 1; Cornell 1989, 257–264; 1995, 215–226; Forsythe 2005, 147–149; Zevi 1995. H. 72; Cornell 1995, 216–218; Momigliano 1989, 93–94; Raaflaub 2006, 130–131; Vliet 1990, 247. 2–5. Treaty: Serrati 2006, 114–118.

But in 396, the Romans, after managing to tunnel under the walls, sacked and destroyed Veii rather than simply taking it, selling its inhabitants into slavery. The territory was then made ager Romanus, public land, and distributed in small plots to Roman citizens. The war brought in a great deal of plunder and represented a massive increase in the territory controlled by Rome. Moreover, it also exemplified a shift in both Roman tactics and Roman imperialism. For the first time large-scale profit had been taken from a war.

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