Armies of the Carthaginian Wars 265-146 BC (Men-at-Arms, by Terence Wise

By Terence Wise

The epic clash among Rome and Carthage continues to be some of the most compelling tales of army background. The wars incorporated such mythical occasions because the crossing of the Alps via Hannibal, and the conflict of Cannae. Terence Wise's advantageous textual content info the armies of either side of the wars, together with the numerous varied allied troops hired by means of the Carthaginians; Numidians, Celts, Spanish and others who helped make the military some of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan of its day. The textual content is followed by way of a variety of illustrations and pictures, together with 8 complete web page color plates by way of Richard Hook.

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