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Rome Versus Carthage: The War at Sea

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Rome Versus Carthage: The War at Sea
Title
Rome Versus Carthage: The War at Sea
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The epic struggle between Carthage and Rome, two of the superpowers of the ancient world, is most famous for land battles in Italy, on the Iberian peninsula and in North Africa. But warfare at sea, which played a vital role in the First and Second Punic Wars, rarely receives the attention it deserves. And it is the monumental clashes of the Carthaginian and Roman fleets in the Mediterranean that are the focus of Christa Steinby's absorbing study. She exploits new evidence, including the latest archaeological discoveries, and she looks afresh at the ancient sources and quotes extensively from t
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Steinby, Christa
Dewey number
937.04
Index
no index present
LC call number
DG242
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Punic wars
  • Naval history, Ancient
  • HISTORY
  • Naval history, Ancient
  • Punic wars
Label
Rome Versus Carthage: The War at Sea
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Publication
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Illustrations and Maps; Chapter 1: Introduction; Why Another Book About the Punic Wars?; Sources; Warships and Warfare at Sea in the Hellenistic Period; The Phoenician and Greek Colonies in the West; Chapter 2: Carthaginian and Roman Seafaring Before the First Punic War; Carthage Extends its Power in the Western Mediterranean; The First Roman-Carthaginian Treaty in 509 bc; The Realignment of Power in the Tyrrhenian Sea; The Romans Take the Italian Seaboard; The Year 306 bc: An Important Year in International Politics
  • The Pyrrhic War, 282-272 bc, and its AftermathChapter 3: The First Punic War, 264-241 BC: Arms Race at Sea; The Outbreak of the War; The Romans Gain a Foothold in Sicily; Roman Shipbuilding; Roman Success at Sea in 260-257 bc; The Roman Invasion of Africa, 256-255 bc; The War Continues in Sicily, 254-250 bc; The Roman Siege of Lilybaeum and Drepana: Contest for the Last Punic Corner in Sicily; Sicily Saved and Lost; Chapter 4: A Short Period of Peace: The Contest for Sea Power Continues; The Mercenaries' War; Rome Takes Sardinia and Corsica; The Roman Campaign in Illyria
  • Barcid Power in SpainChapter 5: The Second Punic War, 218-201 BC: Roles Reversed; The Outbreak of the War; The Romans Land in Spain: The Battle of Ebro; The Punic Fleet Targets Bases in Sicily and Sardinia: The Battle at Lilybaeum; Why Did the Battle of Cannae Not End the War?; Intensified Carthaginian Efforts at Sea After Cannae; Hannibal's Treaty with Philip of Macedon in 215 bc; Syracuse Makes an Alliance with Carthage in 215 bc: The Roman Siege of Syracuse; The First Macedonian War, 211-205 bc; Spain in 215-206 bc: The Romans Take New Carthage
  • The Islands and Italy, 210-207 bc: The Romans Defeat the Carthaginian FleetThe Roman Invasion of Africa, 204-201 bc; Chapter 6: Rome and Carthage after the Second Punic War: The Last Fifty Years of the Punic State; Rome's Expansion; Carthage Subordinate; The Roman Siege of Carthage: The Third Punic War, 149-146 bc; Glossary of Ancient Nautical Terms; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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9781473842410
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(OCoLC)894512120
Label
Rome Versus Carthage: The War at Sea
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Illustrations and Maps; Chapter 1: Introduction; Why Another Book About the Punic Wars?; Sources; Warships and Warfare at Sea in the Hellenistic Period; The Phoenician and Greek Colonies in the West; Chapter 2: Carthaginian and Roman Seafaring Before the First Punic War; Carthage Extends its Power in the Western Mediterranean; The First Roman-Carthaginian Treaty in 509 bc; The Realignment of Power in the Tyrrhenian Sea; The Romans Take the Italian Seaboard; The Year 306 bc: An Important Year in International Politics
  • The Pyrrhic War, 282-272 bc, and its AftermathChapter 3: The First Punic War, 264-241 BC: Arms Race at Sea; The Outbreak of the War; The Romans Gain a Foothold in Sicily; Roman Shipbuilding; Roman Success at Sea in 260-257 bc; The Roman Invasion of Africa, 256-255 bc; The War Continues in Sicily, 254-250 bc; The Roman Siege of Lilybaeum and Drepana: Contest for the Last Punic Corner in Sicily; Sicily Saved and Lost; Chapter 4: A Short Period of Peace: The Contest for Sea Power Continues; The Mercenaries' War; Rome Takes Sardinia and Corsica; The Roman Campaign in Illyria
  • Barcid Power in SpainChapter 5: The Second Punic War, 218-201 BC: Roles Reversed; The Outbreak of the War; The Romans Land in Spain: The Battle of Ebro; The Punic Fleet Targets Bases in Sicily and Sardinia: The Battle at Lilybaeum; Why Did the Battle of Cannae Not End the War?; Intensified Carthaginian Efforts at Sea After Cannae; Hannibal's Treaty with Philip of Macedon in 215 bc; Syracuse Makes an Alliance with Carthage in 215 bc: The Roman Siege of Syracuse; The First Macedonian War, 211-205 bc; Spain in 215-206 bc: The Romans Take New Carthage
  • The Islands and Italy, 210-207 bc: The Romans Defeat the Carthaginian FleetThe Roman Invasion of Africa, 204-201 bc; Chapter 6: Rome and Carthage after the Second Punic War: The Last Fifty Years of the Punic State; Rome's Expansion; Carthage Subordinate; The Roman Siege of Carthage: The Third Punic War, 149-146 bc; Glossary of Ancient Nautical Terms; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
894512120
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473842410
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
b2f2a3aa-f010-406d-adc4-11a18a51d0b3
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)894512120

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