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The sword of Hannibal

by Terry McCarthy

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Warner in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Hannibal, 247-182 B.C. -- Fiction.,
    • Soldiers -- Fiction.,
    • Asturians -- Fiction.,
    • Rome -- History -- Republic, 265-30 B.C. -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTerry McCarthy.
      GenreFiction.
      ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 2346 vol. 8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination401 p. ;
      Number of Pages401
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3473997M
      ISBN 10044661517X
      LC Control Number2005575691
      OCLC/WorldCa59877841

      The book concludes with Hannibal's return to North Africa, his final defeat in Zama in B.C., and his subsequent exile and death. Based on classical sources, The Campaigns of Hannibal is a model of clarity and synthesis, a concise history that is ideal for those who wish to learn more about Hannibal's military genius as well as those seeking Price: £   Archaeologists in Spain have discovered the lost battlefield where the legendary Hannibal won his first great victory before his march on Rome.. Hannibal was the famous Carthaginian statesman and general who commanded Carthage's main army against Rome during the Second Punic War (– BC), but the whereabouts of the famous battle which occurred in BC, two years before .

      Asshole Victim: Hannibal's first kill, Paul Momund, was a foul-mouthed Vichy collaborator who insulted Hannibal's Japanese aunt with racial epithets, and was sliced up with her sword by Hannibal soon thereafter. In the book Count Lecter gets to Momund first, beating him with a cane only to fall victim to a heart attack and die midway through. Books on Carthaginian campaigns outside the Punic Wars are rare. So, this new book, Carthage’s Other Wars, by Dexter Hoyos (Pen and Sword), is very welcome. Read the full review here. Balkan Wargamer. Featured 'ON THE BOOK SHELF' with Neil Smith. Wargames Illustrated, December Price: £

        In Search of Hannibal pre-order page: https://in-search-of-hannibal-a-graph Crossing the Alps with an army in bad weather was quite a feat, but the trouble Hannibal had even getting to . Titus Livius (Livy), The History of Rome, Book Benjamin Oliver Foster, Ph.D., Ed. Home Collections/Texts Perseus Catalog Research Grants Open Source About Help. Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue. Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position: Book XXI Summary of Book XXI Book XXII Summary of Book XXII.


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The sword of Hannibal by Terry McCarthy Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Sword of Hannibal" gropes its way through a thoroughly modern plot in a historic milieu which lends itself to exaggeration -- the invasion of Rome by Hannibal, across the Alps.

Style: first-rate. The author has done a good job with the words and with characterization.3/5(16). "Sword of Hannibal" gropes its way through a thoroughly modern plot in a historic milieu which lends itself to exaggeration -- the invasion of Rome by Hannibal, across the Alps.

Style: first-rate. The author has done a good job with the words and with characterization/5. The Sword of Hannibal - Kindle edition by McCarthy, Terry. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Sword of Hannibal.3/5(16).

I picked up The Sword of Hannibal expecting nothing more than a typical blood and babes adventure - the pickings are slim where I live. I got that, to some degree, but also more. The tSoH characters have extensive backstories although the book seems a stand-alone. Strabo, the hero, is /5.

Ben Kane excels in the second book of the Hannibal Series - Fields of Blood. This book continues to follow Hanno and Quintus as they lead up to and fight in arguably one of the bloodiest battles ever. The Falling Sword: Clash of Empires Book 2 Ben Kane. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ Next/5().

Spanish historian Antonio C. Nunez discussing Phillips’ new book, “Hannibal Rising – The Hunt for a Lost Battle and a New Past” with the Mayor of Aranjuez, the Head of Tourism for the region, and the Manager of the local radio station (Credit: Antonio C.

Nunez) The Sword MaestroAuthor: Ancient-Origins. The Sword of Hannibal starts out with a mercenary named Strabo getting lost at sea, finding himself shipwrecked and washed up onshore onto enemy lands. He is almost killed and saved by a small, strange group of people.5/5(1).

Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Set during the Punic Wars between Rome and Carthage, this epic tells the story of a soldier of fortune who becomes entangled in one man's quest for gold and revenge, and becomes caught up in the march toward Rome by Hannibal's army.

The Sword of Hannibal. Written by Terry McCarthy Review by James Hawking. Hannibal and his armies are preparing to cross the Alps, but this only serves as the background for the main story, how a talented mercenary named Strabo comes to be part of a wandering tribe of Asturian horse trainers who are pretending to help the Carthaginians in order to rescue a captive princess.

The book is crisply written, well researched, and thoroughly documented. While the narrative is sparse, the information contained is densely packed. Carey makes use of two talented cartographers, Joshua Allfree and John Cairns, who also share the book's byline, and for good : £ The book casts a piercing light into a time that is shaded in much shadow.

I have read some of the author's earlier works and they, along with this book, makes me hope for many more. Read the full review here. A Wargamers Needful Things. Overall this is an interesting book that provides detailed coverage of a period that is rather too often Price: £   Set during the Punic Wars between Rome and Carthage, this epic tells the story of a soldier of fortune who becomes entangled in one man's quest for gold and revenge, and becomes caught up in the march toward Rome by Hannibal's army.

Original. Hannibal book. Read 55 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Start your review of Hannibal: Fields of Blood (Hannibal, #2) Write a review. All things considered, this is a bit of a tour de force of Roman sword and sandal, with some problems.

Im left with the same impression here. Ben Kane takes a bit of getting used to /5. Hannibal, by Theodore Ayrault Dodge is an excellent book if one wants to read about ancient warfare. Dodge focuses his attention mostly on the Second Punic War ( B.C.) but he also gives a broad overview of the early war of both Carthage and Rome.5/5(5).

Hannibal Barca Lion of Carthage by Peachill tells us of a great General, Hannibal Barca, from Carthage who fights Rome. At a young age Hannibal kills a lion and is seen by his father as a son who will become a great General.

He fights with a much smaller army than the Roman legions. Using his military skill he is able to kill legions of Romans/5. 'Sword and Serpent' is a riveting account that bares the soul of Christianity, that reduces it to its very core: the ultimate love of self-sacrifice, the love of a Saviour.

The brilliance of this truth shines starkly against the darkness of Emperor Diocletian's reign and the Great Persecution, which also lends the plot line a gripping This book /5. The Falling Sword is the gripping follow-up to Clash of Empires from Ben Kane, the master of historical fiction - for fans of Simon Scarrow, Harry Sidebottom, Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell.

Ben Kane is the author of nine consecutive Sunday Times top 10 best sellers, with over million copies of his books sold around the world.

For a book series titled 'Hannibal', Hannibal himself doesn't really feature much besides appearing here and there to give a brief speech or words of wisdom to various people.

This isn't about Hannibal, but rather a number of people around him, or involved in his war on Rome. Which isn't a bad thing, I was just surprised that the titular /5.

Hannibal’s campaign to defeat Rome continues as he marches south to confront his enemy. With him is a young soldier, Hanno. Like his general, Hanno burns to vanquish Rome. Never has the possibility seemed so likely. But a stealthy game of cat and mouse is being played as Rome’s generals seek to avoid confrontation.

– It all began in the late ’s, Phillips records in his new book, “ Hannibal Rising – The Hunt for a Lost Battle and a New Past ” when someone claimed to have found a sword in the river at this place. The sword was quickly said to be magical and had taken on a petrified, stony : Ancient-Origins.

According to some historians, the sword’s effectiveness in close combat may have played a role in Hannibal’s crushing victory over the Romans at B.C.’s Battle of Cannae. The sword in disciplined hands was the only thing that could open the road to Jerusalem.

In the meantime, the 'crusade of the princes' was under way. It had taken longer to organise than had been expected, and it was not until the spring of that the bulk of what must be called the first Crusade proper was gathered under the walls of Brand: Open Road Media.The Falling Sword; Clash of Empires, Book 2 By: Ben Kane Narrated by: Steven Pacey When a new empire rises, and old one must fall.

After 16 years of bloody war against Rome, Hannibal Barca is on the verge of defeat. On the plains of Zama, Felix and his brother Antonius stand in the formidable Roman legions, ready to deliver the decisive.