The Ghosts of Cannae

The Ghosts of Cannae

Hannibal and the Darkest Hour of the Roman Republic

Downloadable Audiobook - 2010
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For fans of Victor Davis Hanson, Donald Kagan, and Barry Strauss comes a rich, sweeping account of the most imitated---and vicious---battle in history.Hannibal's battle plan at Cannae became the mother of all great battle strategies---the first battle of encirclement that has been imitated (often to disastrous effect) endlessly over the past two thousand years. In this brilliant, long-overdue, and beautifully written account, Robert L...
Publisher: Old Saybrook : Tantor Media, 2010
ISBN: 9781400197224
Characteristics: 1 sound file :,digital
Additional Contributors: Sklar, Alan
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Aug 15, 2012

An excellent book on the campaign of the Carthaginian general Hannibal and the Roman responses during the Second Punic War.

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