Hannibal's War with Rome: His Armies and Campaigns, 216 BC (Paperback)
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Short Description for Hannibal's War with Rome This volume is a combination of two Osprey titles: "Armies of the Carthaginian Wars" and "Cannae 216 BC". It describes in detail the make up of Hannibal's army and the course of his campaigns, from their base in Spain and the crossing of the Alps to his campaigns in Italy.
- Published: 25 June 1999
- Format: Paperback 144 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781855328709 ISBN 10: 1855328704
Full description for Hannibal's War with Rome
Few battles in history have been as decisive and have held such an enduring fascination for both historians and generals as that of Cannae, the culmination of Hannibal's lengthy campaigns against Rome. In this special edition, a revised compilation of two of Osprey's most successful titles, Men-at-Arms 121 Armies of the Carthaginian Wars and Campaign 36 Cannae 216 BC, two eminent scholars of the Classical world -- Terence Wise and Mark Healy -- describe in detail the makeup of Hannibal's army, and the course of his epic campaigns from their base in Spain, the incredible crossing of the Alps and his campaigns in Italy.