Hannibal's Last Battle: Zama and the Fall of Carthage

Hannibal's Last Battle: Zama and the Fall of Carthage

By: Brian Todd Carey (author)Hardback

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At Zama in what is now Tunisia in 202 BC the armies of two empires clashed. The Romans under Scipio Africanus won a bloody, decisive victory over Hannibal's Carthaginians. Scipio's victory signalled a shift in the balance of power in the ancient world. Brian Todd Carey's compelling reconstruction of the battle, and of the gruelling war that led up to it, gives a fascinating insight into the Carthaginian and Roman methods of waging war. And it offers a critical assessment of the contrasting qualities and leadership styles of Hannibal and Scipio, the two most celebrated commanders of their age.

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  • ISBN13: 9781844156351
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781844156351
  • ISBN10: 1844156354

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