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A Companion to the Punic Wars offers a comprehensive new survey of the three wars fought between Rome and Carthage between 264 and 146 BC. Offers a broad survey of the Punic Wars from a variety of perspectives Features contributions from an outstanding cast of international scholars with unrivalled expertise Includes chapters on military and naval techniques, strategies, logistics, and Hannibal as a charismatic general and leader Gives balanced coverage of both Carthage and Rome Content: Chapter One The Rise of Rome to 264 BC (pages 7–27): John SerratiChapter Two Early Relations Between Rome and Carthage (pages 28–38): Barbara ScardigliChapter Three The Rise of Carthage to 264 BC (pages 39–57): Walter AmelingChapter Four Manpower and Food Supply in the First and Second Punic Wars (pages 58–76): Paul ErdkampChapter Five Phalanx and Legion: The “Face” of Punic War Battle (pages 77–94): Sam KoonChapter Six Polybius and the Punic Wars (pages 95–110): Craige B. ChampionChapter Seven Principal Literary Sources for the Punic Wars (apart from Polybius) (pages 111–127): Bernard MineoChapter Eight The Outbreak of War (pages 129–148): Dexter HoyosChapter Nine A War of Phases: Strategies and Stalemates 264–241 BC (pages 149–166): Boris RankovChapter Ten Roman Politics in the First Punic War (pages 167–183): Bruno BleckmannChapter Eleven Roman Politics and Expansion, 241–219 (pages 184–203): Luigi LoretoChapter Twelve Carthage in Africa and Spain, 241–218 (pages 204–222): Dexter HoyosChapter Thirteen The Reasons for the War (pages 223–241): Hans BeckChapter Fourteen Hannibal: Tactics, Strategy, and Geostrategy (pages 242–259): Michael P. FrondaChapter Fifteen Hannibal and Propaganda (pages 260–279): Richard MilesChapter Sixteen Roman Strategy and Aims in the Second Punic War (pages 280–298): Klaus ZimmermannChapter Seventeen The War in Italy, 218–203 (pages 299–319): Dr. Louis RawlingsChapter Eighteen War Abroad: Spain, Sicily, Macedon, Africa (pages 320–338): Dr. Peter EdwellChapter Nineteen Rome, Latins, and Italians in the Second Punic War (pages 339–356): Dr. Kathryn LomasChapter Twenty Punic Politics, Economy, and Alliances, 218–201 (pages 357–375): Pedro BarceloChapter Twenty?One Roman Economy, Finance, and Politics in the Second Punic War (pages 376–392): Toni Naco del HoyoChapter Twenty?Two Carthage and Numidia, 201–149 BC (pages 393–411): Claudia KunzeChapter Twenty?Three Italy: Economy and Demography after Hannibal's War (pages 412–429): Nathan RosensteinChapter Twenty?Four The “Third Punic War”: The Siege of Carthage (148–146 BC) (pages 430–445): Yann Le BohecChapter Twenty?Five Death and Transfiguration: Punic Culture after 146 BC (pages 447–466): Professor M'hamed?Hassine FantarChapter Twenty?Six Spain, Africa, and Rome after Carthage (pages 467–482): John RichardsonChapter Twenty?Seven Carthage and Hannibal in Roman and Greek Memory (pages 483–498): Giovanni Brizzi
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