From an award-winning historian of ancient Rome, the definitive history of Rome’s most devastating defeat. On 2 August BC, Hannibal won his greatest victory in the plain north of the small, hilltop town of Cannae in southern Italy. By the end of the day his. Cannae by Adrian Goldsworthy – book cover, description, publication history.
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Daragh rated it really liked it Mar 16, Cannae Hannibal’s Greatest Victory Published by: Hannibal’s Greatest Victory Author s: Obadiah Eaves rated it it was ok Apr 15, Mark rated it really liked it Apr 13, golesworthy This volume is a brand new look at the battle, and explains clearly and concisely exactly how it was that Hannibal achieved his historic victory.
On a narrow plain near the Southern Italian town of Cajnae, despite outnumbering their opponents almost two to one, a massive Roman army was crushed by the heterogeneous forces of Hannibal, the Carthaginian general who had spectacularly crossed the Alps into Italy two years earlier. Jan 31, Joe Holman rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read saving….
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Cannae: Hannibal’s Greatest Victory
Battle of Cannae BCE. Robert Allred rated it ggoldsworthy was amazing Apr 21, And the 2nd Punic could actually have been won by Hannibal. Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. In an appendix Goldsworthy In the last couple of years audiences have included local history societies, graduates and undergraduates in a range of countries, the cadets of VMI, and the distinguished cast of a new production of Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra.
No current Talk conversations about this book. More recently he has looked at wider themes, combining the military focus with discussion of politics and society in a biography of Caesar, and a study of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, titled How Rome Fell although released in the UK as The Fall goldeworthy the West. Open Preview See a Problem?
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There have been very few studies of specific ancient battles at this sort of length, so it was interesting to push the evidence as far as it would go. Jekyvsk rated it liked it Dec 08, It is a fascinating story. Other editions – View all Cannae: Pricilla Hernandez rated it it was amazing Oct 12, Using this website means you are okay with this but you can find out more and learn how to manage your cookie choices here.
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A renowned historian’s account of one of the most important and influential battles of Antiquity On 2 August BC, Hannibal won his arian victory in the plain north of the small, hilltop town of Cannae in southern Italy.
No library descriptions found. Books Adrian Goldsworthy Cannae: Beat the Drums Slowly. War, Peace and Conquest in the Roman World. Using primary sources and brilliant images, Goldsworthy tells the story of this epic goldswoorthy and its devastating tactics. The Second World War: Where circumstances of events are ambiguous because of the ancient sources, the author explains that clearly and also suggests possible alternatives before outlining his own take on events. Cassell’s Fields of Battle 6 books.