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Second Punic War a Reappraisal (Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies)

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Published by University of London Institute of Classical Studies .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hannibal,
  • Congresses,
  • Punic War, 2nd, 218-201 B.C

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8286827M
    ISBN 100900587784
    ISBN 109780900587788

    With the immediate crisis averted, Rome's superiority in manpower and organization eventually began to turn the tide. The Manuscript Tradition of Cornelius Nepos. Three main causes will be looked into along with a few others. Unlike what occurred in Italy where in the case of a Roman victory the enemy stopped posing a threat and was then turned into a subordinate ally, Carthage was just too far away and too big of an empire to be immersed by Rome.

    Jal, edd. The exact location of this battle in B. His major victories that came later in the war were entirely dependent on intelligence information. Flaubert, G. Bronze quincunx from Larinum mint.

    He also recognized that Rome's superior manpower would eventually yield victory, provided that he could thwart Hannibal's strategic goal of separating Rome from her Italian allies. They brought into action too no art of war unknown to each other, but those which had been tried in the First Punic War; and so various was the fortune of the conflict, and so doubtful the victory, that they who conquered were more exposed to danger. But still the Romans refused to surrender or even negotiate an exchange of prisoners. Weissenborn, W. Regardless, the march of Hannibal and his army is the stuff of legend to this day. Rome and Carthage enjoyed different military advantages than they had during the last war.


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Second Punic War a Reappraisal book

However, the Senate in Carthage refused to send in enough troops to enable Hannibal to win. It would be more than years before a foreign army would again marshal outside of Rome's gates.

When Roman forces began operating in North Africa, Hannibal was recalled to defend the Carthaginian homeland. The Development of Greek Biography.

Selected papers: studies in Greek and Roman history and historiography. Even as Hannibal attempted to regroup, Carthage sued for peace. Hannibal, however, had a plan to restore Carthage's supremacy in the western Mediterranean.

Postumius had been tasked with harassing the pro-Carthaginian Gallic tribes and forcing them to retreat back to the Po Valley. His major victories that came later in the war were entirely dependent on intelligence information. But without strong leadership and the resources they had in the previous war, Carthage could only put up a fight for a mere three years.

Spectacle and Society in Livy's History. The war was the stuff of legend among contemporary historians. But soon, Fabius became unpopular in Rome since his tactics did not lead to a quick end to the war and he was removed from his post in the BC election. Weissenborn, W. Extensive Use of Intelligence Throughout the conflict, intelligence played a pivotal role in shaping the direction the war took.

The same happened to a Carthaginian spy in Rome, who might as well have been a Roman citizen. Subsequently, consul Tiberius Sempronius Longus sailed with a fleet from Lilybaeum and captured the island of Malta from the Carthaginians without much of a fight.

Fabius rushed to his co-commander's assistance and Hannibal's forces immediately retreated. Levene, D. Most Roman troops during the war fought in Italy, which became the main theater of the war as a result of Hannibal's offensive. Facing an enemy army in Italy, the Romans recalled the forces that were being marshaled for the planned invasion of Africa.

These two had previously established diplomatic relations with the Carthaginians. More than 10, Carthaginians died at the Battle of Metaurus in B. The Romans then forced them to pay Ziegler, K.

Hannibal's brother's men then came up from hiding behind the Roman troops and attacked from behind, leading to the defeat of the Romans. The Romans looked back on Hannibal's indecision as what saved Rome from certain defeat. Mago marched south with a Carthaginian army detachment and, some weeks later, the Bruttians joined him.

Engineering an Empire: Carthage : an episode in the History Channel's series on ancient technology. Rise and Fall of Hannibal The biggest spectacle of the Second Punic War was the rise of Hannibal as a competent leader and a cunning tactician as well as his eventual fall that became more and more inevitable as the war neared its decisive period.Southern Italy during the Second Punic War.

Get access. The book sheds new light on Roman imperialism in Italy, the nature of Roman hegemony, and the transformation of Roman Italy in the period leading up to the Social War. The Second Punic War: a Reappraisal. London. Costabile, F. () Municipium Locrensium: Istituzioni ed Cited by: The Second Punic War (Spring to BC), also referred to as The Hannibalic War and by the Romans the War Against Hannibal, was the second of three Punic Wars between Ancient Carthage and the Roman Republic, with the participation of Greek polities and Numidian and Iberian forces on Location: Italia, Hispania, North Africa, Sicily, Sardinia.

Apr 18,  · The Punic Wars were a series of conflicts fought between the forces of ancient Carthage and Rome between BCE and BCE. The name Punic comes from the word Phoenician (Phoinix in the Greek, Poenus from Punicus in Latin) as applied to the citizens of Carthage, who were of Phoenician ethnicity.

As the history of the conflict was written by Roman authors, they labeled it 'The Author: Joshua J. Mark. Buy Hannibal's War: A Military History of the Second Punic War New edition by J.

F. Lazenby (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible atlasbowling.com: J. F. Lazenby. Hannibal’s War.

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Battles of the Second Punic War

[lavishly illustrated] Rich, J. “The Origins of the First and Second Punic Wars”, in T. Cornell, B. Rankov, and P. Sabin (eds.), The Second Punic War: A Reappraisal. Institute of Classical Studies, 1‒ Rosenstein, N. Rome and the Mediterranean to BC: The Imperial Republic. Hannibal’s Road, The Second Punic War in Italy, BC, Mike Roberts.A history of the last ten years of Hannibal’s campaign in Italy, after the most famous victories had already been won, and he had won over large areas of southern Italy.