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Punic Wars 264-146 BC

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ISBN-10: 1841763551

ISBN-13: 9781841763552

Edition: 2002

Authors: Nigel Bagnall

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The three Punic wars lasted nearly 100 years, from 264BC to 146BC. They represented a struggle in the Mediterranean between the bludgeoning land power of Rome, bent on imperial conquest, and the great maritime power of Carthage.
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List price: $20.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date: 2/25/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Background to war: Two great Mediterranean powers
Warring sides: Carthaginian and Roman forces on land and sea
Outbreak: Collapse of the Third Treaty of Friendship
The fighting: The three Punic Wars
Portrait of a soldier: Hannibal Barcid and Scipio Africanus
The world around war: The political, social and economic impact
Portrait of a civilian: Carthaginian trade; a Roman senator
Conclusion and consequences: Expansionism and the disposition for war
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