B. T. Carey, Hannibal's Last Battle

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CareyBrian Todd Carey, Hannibal's Last Battle : Zama and the Fall of Carthage, 2007. 

224 pages
Pen & Sword Military (18 Oct 2007)
ISBN-10: 1844156354

At Zama, in what is now Tunisia in 202 BC, 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. Brian Todd Carey's compelling reconstruction of the battle, and of the gruelling war that led up to it, gives a fascinating insight into the Carthaginian and Roman methods of waging war. And it offers a critical assessment of the contrasting qualities and leadership styles of Hannibal and Scipio, the two most celebrated commanders of their age.


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