The War with Hannibal: Books XXI-XXX of the History of Rome from Its Foundation

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In The War with Hannibal , Livy chronicles the events of the Second Punic War between Rome and Carthage, until the Battle of Zama in 202 BC. He vividly recreates the immense armies of Hannibal, complete with elephants, crossing the Alps; the panic as they approached the gates of Rome; and the decimation of the Roman army at the Battle of Lake Trasimene. Yet it is also the clash of personalities that fascinates Livy, from great debates in the Senate to the historic meeting between Scipio and Hannibal before the decisive ...

The War with Hannibal: Books XXI-XXX of the History of Rome from Its Foundation 1965, Penguin Books

ISBN-13: 9780140441451

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