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Publisher's Summary

If you want to discover the captivating history of the Punic Wars, then pay attention...

Some of the topics covered in part one of this book include:

  • Never-before-told story of what the Punic Wars were all about, where it was fought, and the major events surrounding the historical war
  • Full account of the epic battles fought during the three wars that spanned over 118 years
  • The outcome of the many years of warfare between the two major powers: Carthage and Rome
  • And much, much more!

Some of the topics covered in part two of this book include:

  • Rome Versus Carthage - the First Punic War
  • Born into an Uncertain World
  • The Element of Surprise - the Beginning of a Legend
  • Panic in Rome and the Subsequent Raiding of Roman Territory
  • The Rivalry Between Hannibal and Fabius
  • Roman Devastation at Cannae
  • More than a Decade as the Enemy
  • Defeating Hannibal
  • Using Politics to Improve Carthage and a Final Betrayal
  • Cat and Mouse with Rome - Roles Reversed
  • Speculation on Hannibal’s End and the End of Carthage in the Third Punic War
  • The Legacy and the Legend
  • And much, much more!

So, if you want to learn more about the Punic Wars and Hannibal Barca, scroll up and click the "buy now" button!

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Great audiobook describes how and why Carthage a mercantile empire fall to the more dynamic and militaristic Romans.

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For people who love ancient warfare

If you are looking for an easy but informed audiobook about the punic wars, then this audiobook is for you. And what an astonishing story ...

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I enjoyed this book

An amazing audiobook that searches the often-ignored political characters of the punic wars. Highly commended to anyone with an interest in history or/and in war and leadership.

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Great audiobook

I am a huge ancient history fan and I have enjoyed this audiobook and I would suggest anyone interested in this period.

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Thorough and engaging

This is a very accurate and well-written history of all three Punic wars. It helps that the underlying legend matter, especially the story of the first few years of Hannibal's intrusion of Italy, is interesting and shocking.

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History of the Punic Wars

I loved this audiobook a lot for doing work and learning history at the same time. The storyteller is very good but the survey is a bit dull.

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This tells what happened

If you require an audiobook that clearly describes what happened and why in a well-written simple to understand style, then this audiobook is what you're looking for.

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Excellent narrative on Ancient war

Is it not a strange thing when we understand the paucity of stuff about, arguably, the greatest battle of the ancient world that we have only one side's account because the victors, the Romans, killed everything concerning the Carthaginians after their loss in the third war.

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Really good

Fantastic audiobook. Well written and clear to understand. This audiobook will stay as my reference for Punic wars. Though I wanted more the previous title "The Punic Wars".

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Good audiobook

Captivating History is an able historian and this book is a very exciting guide.....visually very rich and packed with fascinating characters.... must audio for all history buffs.

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Comprehensive guide!

I am a big ancient history geek and like learning about battle tactics and the wars of the past. Hannibal is truly one of the greatest officers of our history. Recommended.

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  • Donnell Keasey
  • 10-03-20

Hannibal

The writer wants to present more details on battles like Zama or Cannae in greater aspect. Also, death or Hannibal requires to be mentioned in this audiobook as well.

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  • 10-03-20

Hanniaal, a great general

Hannibal confused the Roman army and had them so afraid of him that he moved around Italy pretty much at will. He remained for a long time on Roman soil a was not bothered very much by the Rpmzm army. He was a great tactical and chief of his army

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  • Nathanael Steckel
  • 10-03-20

Very Good

The author did a great job of comparing Hannibal and methods to those of Roman military leaders. His observations and summaries were helpful to me.

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  • Vern Willmon
  • 10-03-20

loads of detail.

A Great audiobook about a superb subject - a unique military genius an honorable man who reached Rome and Romish Italy to its perfect breaking point and in doing so influenced the Romans how to make war and win.

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  • Zachariah Kitchell
  • 10-03-20

The guide you'll ever need.

This audiobook completely transformed my idea of a period of history that was so key in shaping our world today.

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  • Bryant Draves
  • 10-03-20

Wonderful detail

I liked this audiobook well researched this is the first audiobook I have listened about Hannibal and it gave a very good classical view of the man who crossed the Alps!

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  • Curt Jetter
  • 10-03-20

A comprehensive guide

Great.A comprehensive review of all punic wars. A classic that must be guided. Based on Polybius and Livy tellings of the war.

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  • Britt Quinney
  • 10-02-20

Incredible history audiobook

The audiobook was highly pleasant. I would warn users though that this work was named The Punic Wars in audiobook and is not new or different work.

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  • Heriberto Vanzile
  • 10-02-20

Great summary

I have several of Adrian Goldsworthy's Books, I get them simple to follow and understand. I highly suggest this writer for a precise and thorough history of ancient Rome.