The Resource Hannibal's oath : the life and wars of Rome's greatest enemy, John Prevas

Hannibal's oath : the life and wars of Rome's greatest enemy, John Prevas

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Hannibal's oath : the life and wars of Rome's greatest enemy
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Hannibal's oath
Title remainder
the life and wars of Rome's greatest enemy
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John Prevas
Title variation
Life and wars of Rome's greatest enemy
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eng
Summary
"According to ancient sources, Hannibal was only nine years old when his father dipped the small boy's hand in blood and made him swear eternal hatred of Rome. Whether the story is true or not, it is just one of hundreds of legends that have appeared over the centuries about this enigmatic military genius who challenged Rome for mastery of the ancient world. In this new biography, historian John Prevas reveals the truth behind the myths of Hannibal's life, wars, and character- from his childhood in Carthage to his training in military camps in Spain, crossing of the Alps, spectacular victories in Italy, humiliating defeat in the North African desert, banishment from Carthage, and suicide. Hannibal's Oath is an epic account of a monumental figure in history."--Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
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DLC
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Prevas, John
Dewey number
937/.04092
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hannibal
  • Punic War, 2nd, 218-201 B.C
  • Generals
  • Rome
  • Carthage (Extinct city)
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adult
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Hannibal's oath : the life and wars of Rome's greatest enemy, John Prevas
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9780306824241
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(hardcover)
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unmediated
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rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
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  • 380545
  • (HPL)264732
  • 380545
Label
Hannibal's oath : the life and wars of Rome's greatest enemy, John Prevas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9780306824241
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 380545
  • (HPL)264732
  • 380545

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