The Fall of Carthage
The Punic Wars 265-146BC
By (author) Adrian Keith Goldsworthy
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Fall of Carthage by Adrian Keith Goldsworthy
Book DescriptionThe 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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Book DetailsISBN: 9780304366422
(197mm x 129mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Cassell military
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publish Date: 9-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Adrian Keith Goldsworthy
Caesar, Paperback (May 2007)
The story of one of the most brilliant, flamboyant and historically important men who ever lived.
In the Name of Rome, Paperback (August 2004)
The complete and definitive history of how Roman generals carved out the greatest and longest-lasting empire the world has ever seen.
Caesar's Civil War, Paperback (October 2002)
Julius Caesar and Pompey the Great were two of the greatest generals Rome had ever produced. In 49 BC they turned against each other and plunged Rome into civil war. Based on Caesar's own account of the war, Goldsworthy provides an account of this desperate power struggle.
Roman Army at War, 100 BC-AD 200, Paperback (February 1998)» View all books by Adrian Keith Goldsworthy
Adrian Goldsworthy examines how the Roman army operated on campaign and in battle. He compares the army's organization and strategic doctrine with those of its chief opponents and explores in detail the reality of battle: tactics, weaponry, leadership, and, most of all, the important issue of morale.
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Author Biography - Adrian Keith Goldsworthy
Adrian Goldsworthy has a doctorate from Oxford University. His first book, THE ROMAN ARMY AT WAR was recognised by John Keegan as an exceptionally impressive work, original in treatment and impressive in style. He has gone on to write several other books, including THE FALL OF THE WEST, CAESAR, IN THE NAME OF ROME, CANNAE and ROMAN WARFARE, which have sold more than a quarter of a million copies and been translated into more than a dozen languages. A full-time author, he regularly contributes to TV documentaries on Roman themes. Visit www.adriangoldsworthy.com for more information.
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