4 edition of THE PUNIC WARS found in the catalog.
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Adrian Goldsworthy is a highly-regarded young British historian and, on the basis of his immensely readable Punic Wars, it's easy to see pacificwomensnetwork.com book more than lives up to its glowing cover blurb from the great military historian John Keegan and, in fact, reminds one of his own work as Mr. Goldsworthy renders what might be confusing battle scenes with admirable clarity.5/5. Aug 17, · A Summary of the Punic Wars. The causes of the Punic Wars boiled down to the Carthaginian Empire and the Roman Republic both wanting to expand their lands and build on the empires they had already started. The Romans were new to the development of capturing land and thus had not quite built their Empire yet which does happen later in history as we know.
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The three Punic Wars lasted over years, between BC and BC. They represented a struggle for supremacy in the Mediterranean between the bludgeoning land power of Rome, bent on imperial conquest, and the great maritime power of Carthage with its 2/5. The Punic Wars: Rome, Carthage and the Struggle for the Mediterranean - Ebook written by Nigel Bagnall. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Punic Wars: Rome, Carthage and the Struggle for the Mediterranean.5/5(2).
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Jun 30, · Great book, lots of details on the Punic Wars, of course, but written in a fluid manner with lots of color on life at the time. The first Punic War was a bit dry, but the Hannibalic engagements are as enthralling as any historic event, perhaps aside from Alexander, but not by much.
The author didn't appear to be biased towards either pacificwomensnetwork.com by: Feb 14, · The Punic Wars [Adrian Goldsworthy] on pacificwomensnetwork.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.a masterful account that will appeal to both specialists and general readers who appreciate a superbly told pacificwomensnetwork.comns complicated military moves in easily understood pacificwomensnetwork.comits of some of the key pacificwomensnetwork.com both informative and thought-provoking/5(51).
The Punic Wars by Adrian Goldsworthy, is a fantastic look at the Punic Wars - three wars between the City States turned Empires from the mid BC to the mid 's BC.
This conflict was fought between the states of Carthage and Rome, two powerful states in this period/5. First Punic War A long long time ago both the Romans and the Carthaginians wanted control of the islands Sicily and Corsica.
This is what started t. Sep 13, · The three Punic Wars between Carthage and Rome took place over nearly a century, beginning in B.C. and ending with the destruction of Carthage in B.C.
Jul 29, · The book was easy to read and the narrative flowed along faultlessly. Overall this is a very decent one-volume account of the Punic Wars and I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys decent history or who has a love for this period/5(6).
Apr 18, · The Punic Wars were a series of conflicts fought between the forces of ancient Carthage and Rome between BCE and BCE. The name Punic comes from the word Phoenician (Phoinix in the Greek, Poenus from Punicus in Latin) as applied to the citizens of Carthage, who were of Phoenician ethnicity.
As the history of the conflict was written by Roman authors, they labeled it 'The Author: Joshua J. Mark. Jan 13, · A Companion to the Punic Wars offers a comprehensive new survey of the three wars fought between Rome and Carthage between and BC.
Offers a broad survey of the Punic Wars from a variety of perspectives Features contributions from an outstanding cast of international scholars with unrivalled expertise Includes chapters on military and naval techniques, strategies, logistics, and.
The Punic Wars were a series of three wars fought between Rome and Carthage from BC to BC. At the time, they were some of the largest wars that had ever taken place.
The term Punic comes from the Latin word Punicus (or Poenicus), meaning "Carthaginian", with reference to the Carthaginians' Phoenician ancestry. Jun 01, · Buy a cheap copy of The Punic Wars book by Adrian Goldsworthy.
“Adrian Goldsworthy is one of the best young historians writing today.” —John KeeganThe Fall of Carthage was the greatest conflict of the ancient world, and thanks Free shipping over $Cited by: Punic Wars, also called Carthaginian Wars, (– bce), a series of three wars between the Roman Republic and the Carthaginian (Punic) empire, resulting in the destruction of Carthage, the enslavement of its population, and Roman hegemony over the western Mediterranean.
I really enjoy it because it covers all three Punic Wars and is a very comprehensive account of the entirety of the struggle between the two cities. Edit: I know you were looking for primary sources so you can also look at Adrian Goldsworthy's bibliography to get a better idea of where to look.
The Punic Wars Rome, Carthage, and the Struggle for the Mediterranean (Book): Bagnall, Nigel: The Punic Wars triggered an era of astonishing human misfortune.
Resulting from a mighty power struggle between the military confederation of Rome and the trading empire of Carthage between B.C., B.C., and b.c., the wars were fought over a period of years.
Sep 05, · Few conflicts have rivaled the scale and destruction of the Punic wars fought between Rome and Carthage. In this first episode I set the stage for a conflict that will reshape history. Part 1. Books - Punic Wars Hannibal’s Road, The Second Punic War in Italy, BC, Mike Roberts.
A history of the last ten years of Hannibal’s campaign in Italy, after the most famous victories had already been won, and he had won over large areas of southern Italy. Ancient History Sourcebook: Polybius (cafter BCE): Rome at the End of the Punic Wars [History, Book 6] [Thatcher Introduction]: ROME, with the end of the third Punic war, B.
C., had completely conquered the last of the civilized world. The best authority for this period of her history is. Jul 01, · The Punic Wars triggered an era of astonishing human misfortune. Resulting from a mighty power struggle between the military confederation of Rome and the trading empire of Carthage between B.C., B.C., and b.c., the wars were fought over a period of years.
Massive man-made devastation on both sides left pacificwomensnetwork.com The Punic wars: Rome, Carthage, and the struggle for the Mediterranean User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. The Punic Wars, which lasted from to B.C., transformed Rome from a small, loosely aligned federation into a Mediterranean superpower.
Nov 28, · The study of history is dead. That may seem an odd assertion, given that I am reviewing a very good work of history, Adrian Goldsworthy’s The Punic Wars. But books like this are read by a tiny audience—hard to say how big, but I would be shocked if more than ten thousand people had read this book, and it is by a known author.
Bibliography Background. The historical analysis of the Punic Wars and largely the study of Carthage and the Punic civilization is very fraught with problems and speculation. Most of the culture, records and history of the Carthaginians was destroyed following the end of the Third Punic War.
There are very few primary source documents regarding. Appian, The Punic Wars. Appian of Alexandria (cc): one of the most underestimated of all Greek historians, author of a Roman History in twenty-four books.
His account of the Punic Wars is fortunately among these better preserved parts.Jul 22, · About the Book. A vivid and fascinating study of the conflict between Rome and Cathage which changed the course of world pacificwomensnetwork.com Punic Wars (BC) sprang from a mighty power struggle between two ancient civilisations - the trading empire of Carthage and the military confedoration of Rome.
It was a period of astonishing human misfortune.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.