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Hannibal's Last Battle: Zama and the Fall of Carthage

By: Carey, Brian Todd; Allfree, Joshua B.; Cairns, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Westholme Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197836


First edition. 2008 Hard Cover. xvi, 204 pp. 8vo. The Decisive Engagement Between Rome and Carthage that Determined the Future of the Mediterranean World In 202 BC, near the North African city of Zama, the armies of two empires clashed. The Romans under Scipio Africanus won a bloody, decisive victory over Hannibal's Carthaginians. Scipio's victory signalled a shift in the balance of power in the ancient world. Thereafter, Rome became the dominant civilization of the Med... View more info

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Wars and Battles of the Roman Republic 753 BC - 100 BC: The Bloody Road to Empire

By: Chrystal, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fonthill: 2015

Seller ID: 2267708


Edges lightly rubbed. 2015 Trade Paperback. 176 pp. Wars and Battles of the Roman Republic examines the decisive battles from the founding of Rome in 753 BC to the birth of Julius Caesar in 100BC; it covers the social and political consequences, as well as the military aspects of each conflict. Every war and battle had wide-ranging consequences, leading Rome from kingdom to republic, from local power to international superpower, and from republic to empire. The book make... View more info

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The History of Rome: The Twentieth to the Thirtieth Books Inclusive, Literally Translated, with Explanatory Notes. in Two Volumes.

By: Livius [Patavinus], Titus [Livy]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: D.A. Talboys and J. Vincent.: 1828

Seller ID: 2101550


Spines repaired with minimal loss from spine feet and joints. Volume II: rear board broken away from hinge. 1828 Hard Cover. 360; 342, [2] pp. Brown cloth, paper spine labels. 8vo. An English translation of a portion of Livy's Ab Urbe Condita Libri (Books from the Foundation of the City). The full work encompassed the history of Rome from the earliest legends through the reign of Augustus. This portion of the work focuses mainly on the Punic Wars, which pitted the Romans... View more info

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The Roman Army: The Greatest War Machine of the Ancient World

By: McNab, Chris

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Osprey Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197998


First edition. Fine.Near Fine. 2010 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 280 pp. First edition. Chris McNab's latest title for Osprey follows the Roman Army from the first armed citizens of the early Republic through the glorious heights of the Imperial legions to the shameful defeats inflicted upon the late Roman army by the Goths and Huns. Tracing the development of tactics, equipment and training through detailed text, illustrations, diagrams, and... View more info

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The Roman Legions

By: Parker, H.M.D.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dorset Press: 1992

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2266953


Top edge of jacket lightly toned. Corner of title page clipped, owner's stamp on page 117. 1992 Hard Cover. 296 pp. From the start of the Marian Army reforms to the accession of Septimius Severus, H.M.D. Parker gives us every aspect of the internal organization of the legions of Rome. Of special interest will be the chapters dealing with the everyday life of the Roman soldier; his duration of service, pay, diet, decorations and punishments, marriage and peace-time employ... View more info

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The Complete Roman Legions

By: Pollard, Nigel; Berry, Joanne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198000


First edition. Fine.Near Fine. 2012 Hard Cover. 240 pp. First edition. Written by two leading authorities and filled with informative illustrations, from inscriptions and armor to reconstruction paintings and contemporary reenactment groups.The legions of Rome were among the greatest fighting forces in history. For almost half a millennium they secured the known world under the power of the Caesars. This pioneering account gathers together the stories of each and every ... View more info

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Jugurthine War/Conspiracy of Catiline (Penguin Classics)

By: Sallust; Handford, S.A.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1979

Seller ID: 2200589


Wrappers rubbed, wrappers and pages toned, pencil name and date on front endpaper. 1979 Mass Market Paperback. 240 pp. Gaius Sallustius Crispus (86-34 BC), or Sallust, was a renowned Roman historian and a decided partisan of Caesar. After his retirement from statesmanship, Sallust devoted his time to the writing of literary and historical works that focused on great persons and events of his age. Although a lesser-known Roman historian, Sallust has become particularly re... View more info

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History of the Peloponnesian War

By: Thucydides; Warner, Rex; Finley, M.I.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2203195


Reprint. 1982 Mass Market Paperback. 648 pp. Translated by Rex Warner, with an introduction and notes by M.I. Finley. Written four hundred years before the birth of Christ, this detailed contemporary account of the struggle between Athens and Sparta stands an excellent chance of fulfilling the author's ambitious claim that the work was done to last forever. The conflicts between the two empires over shipping, trade, and colonial expansion came to a head in 431 b.c. in No... View more info

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The Roman Soldier

By: Watson, G.R

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Cornell University: 1995

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2266886


Book club edition. An exceptional copy. 1995 Hard Cover. Recreates the life and training of the rank-and-file soldier, from enlistment to discharge. View more info