1 edition of Hannibal"s oath found in the catalog.
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-270) and index.
|LC Classifications||DG249 .P74 2017|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiii, 287 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates|
|Number of Pages||287|
|ISBN 10||0306824248, 0306824256|
|ISBN 10||9780306824241, 9780306824258|
|LC Control Number||2017007554|
Before those gods, Hannibal swore an oath of eternal hatred toward Rome. Few images in history have managed to capture and hold the popular imagination quite like that of Hannibal, the fearless North African, perched on a monstrous elephant, leading his mercenaries over the Alps, and then, against all odds, descending the ice-covered peaks to Pages: This book may not be suitable for younger readers, as it deals with some quite unsavory aspects of Carthaginian culture. We are giving away a copy of Hannibal’s Oath, see this post for details! 1. Hannibal’s Oath: The Life and Wars of Rome’s Greatest Enemy by John Prevas (Boston: Da Capo Press, ) p. 2. Ibid, p.
Hannibal, Carthaginian general, one of the great military leaders of antiquity, who commanded the Carthaginian forces against Rome in the Second Punic War ( BCE) and who continued to oppose Rome until his death. He is perhaps best known for . Buy Hannibal's Oath by John Prevas from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £
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Hannibal’s Oath: The Life and Wars of Rome’s Greatest Enemy, by John Prevas, Da Capo Press, Boston, Mass.,$ In the preface of Hannibal’s Oath author John Prevas explains that his intent in writing this volume was to produce a readable and engaging biography of Hannibal for the lay person.
“Mine is not a book for scholars, it is a book for general readers interested in history. Written with a verve Hannibal would have admired, John Prevas's absorbing masterpiece will grip you from Hannibals oath book to end."--Steve Forbes, bestselling author and editor-in-chief of Forbes magazine "Fascinating, authoritative, and an absolute joy to read, Hannibal's Oath is the definitive account of one of history's most enigmatic and important.
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Product Details; About the Author; John Prevas is a New York Times bestselling author whose first book, Hannibal Crosses the Alps, ignited the debate among academics over which pass Hannibal Brand: Hachette Books.
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Hannibal (/ ˈ h æ n ɪ b əl /; Punic: 𐤇𐤍𐤁𐤏𐤋𐤟𐤁𐤓𐤒, BRQ ḤNBʿL; – between and BC) was a Carthaginian general and statesman who commanded Carthage's main forces against the Roman Republic during the Second Punic is widely considered one of the greatest military commanders in world history.
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From an internationally acknowledged expert on Hannibal, the first full biography of Rome's enigmatic nemesis in over twenty years, exploring Hannibal's extraordinary character in the context of his legendary success and ultimate failure.