Hannibal crosses the Alps

the enigma re-examined by John Prevas

Publisher: Spellmount in Staplehurst, Kent

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Hannibal, -- 247-182 B.C.,
  • Punic War, 2nd, 218-201 B.C.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-224) and index.

Statementby John Prevas.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDG249.3 .P74 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 232 p. :
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18602638M
ISBN 101873376936

Summary of Book XXI IN this book is described the beginning of the Second Punic War, and how Hannibal, the general of the Phoenicians, crossed the river Ebro in violation of the treaty. Besieging Saguntum, a city belonging to allies of the Roman People, he captured it in the eighth month. Hannibal Crosses the Alps. In the spring of B. Carthaginian army set out on its great undertaking, thirty-seven elephants in its train. Hasdrubal, one of Hannibal's brothers, was left behind to guard the towns that had been taken in Spain.   Clip | Hannibal in the Alps - How Hannibal’s Elephants Crossed the Alps Premiere date: | Hannibal was determined to get his . Hannibal Crosses The Alps: The Invasion Of Italy And The Punic Wars: John Prevas: Books - (2).

Hannibal Jacob ABBOTT ( - ) There are certain names which are familiar, as names, to all mankind; and every person who seeks for any degree of mental cultivation, feels desirous of informing himself of the leading outlines of their history, that he may know, in brief, what it was in their characters or their doings which has given them.   Hannibal’s Legacy. What made Hannibal’s feat of crossing the Alps, so profound was the fact that no other army before this time had dared such a fantastic feat. The Pyrenees and the Alps served as a barrier to Northern Italy and when it was breached many people in the ancient world could not believe that any army was capable of taking this. HANNIBAL CROSSES THE ALPS 26 B.C.–A.D. 14 Livy In b.c., Carthage took the offensive in its war against Rome. Seeking a surprise attack, the Carthaginian general Hannibal and . In Hannibal Crosses the Alps I was treated to the historical rise of Hannibal and his in-grained hatred of all things Roman in defense of his beloved Carthage. Most of us were taught extensively about the great Roman empire, but few of us know they were proceeded by the strong merchant culture of the Carthaginians whose navy and army dominated.

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"Hannibal Crosses the Alps" is just the right size for the reader looking for a good snapshot of the Second Punic War: the book is not too short, but neither does it drown in detail.

There is a good chronology in the front, some maps and photos, an extensive bibliography, and an index. More remarkable, though, is Prevas' case for Hannibal's by: 8. I like "Hannibal Crosses the Alps: The Enigma Re-Examined". Despite what the title of this book implies, it is as much about the historical context of the Roman/Carthaginian conflicts as it is about the myriad theories concerning the exact route Hannibal took through the Alps/5(8).

Hannibal Crosses the Alps book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. First time in paperback: A lively reconstruction of one o /5(15).

Map of Hannibal's Crossing of the Alps. Hannibal's route across the Alps is one of those historical questions that cause endless debate even though the subject has no importance does not prevent us, however, from enjoying the puzzle and adding some extra speculations.

There are two ancient texts that give a description of Hannibal's route. The earliest was a naturalist named Cecil Torr, who in his book Hannibal Crosses the Alps tells us that as a teenager he set out, fruitlessly, to find traces of vinegar used, after fires were.

I like "Hannibal Crosses the Alps: The Enigma Re-Examined". Despite what the title of this book implies, it is as much about the historical context of the Roman/Carthaginian conflicts as it is about the myriad theories concerning the exact route Hannibal took through the you know who Hannibal was and what he did - and I dare say that most people who are products of our U.S.

public Cited by: 8. Servius quotes Varro as mentioning five passes through the Alps, the coast-road, Hannibal’s road, Pompey’s road, Hasdrubal’s road, and the road through the Graian Alps; thus making Hasdrubal and Hannibal cross different passes, though other writers make them cross the same pass: see paragraph Hannibal and his family moved to Spain, where the Carthaginians were Hannibal crosses the Alps book to build a new empire.

Hannibal grew up to be a bold and fearless fighter like his father, and eventually became commander of the army. In BC the Romans again threatened to attack. In a daring and dangerous plan Hannibal decided to march from Spain to Italy beforeFile Size: KB. The Paperback of the Hannibal Crosses The Alps: The Invasion Of Italy And The Punic Wars by John Prevas at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or Brand: Hachette Books. Hannibal crosses the Alps book Even for a Penguin 60s Classic, this is a particularly short read. An excerpt (or a number of them run together seamlessly?) from the Livy: The War with Hannibal. An very well selected excerpt which provides a pacy and interesting account of Hannibal's crossing of the Alps (as one might have expected from the title) from Spain into Italy in BC/5.

The subtitle of this books is The Invasion of Italy and the Punic Wars, but the book is not limited to only those subjects. While the book concentrates at least half of the roughly pages on Hannibal's Alp crossing from Gaul (France) to Italy, we also get a history of Hannibal's family and the city-state of Carthage, plus much history of Ancient Rome, mainly in relation to their arch rival Author: Avid Reader.

The famous crossing of the Alps occurred in BC, a period when Carthage and Rome were competing for world dominance. Hannibal traversed the mountains–once thought uncrossable–with a. Crossing the Alps with an army in bad weather was quite a feat, but the trouble Hannibal had even getting to the Alps in the first place often gets forgotten.

Spanish, Celts, and Romans all tried. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks 4 by Cecil Torr; Hannibal Crosses the Alps by Cecil Torr. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Torr, Cecil, LoC No. Title: Hannibal Crosses the Alps Language: English: LoC Class: DG: History.

Hannibal in the Alps The Carthaginian general Hannibal ( BCE) was one of the greatest military leaders in history. His most famous campaign took place during the Second Punic War (), when he caught the Romans off guard by crossing the Alps.

Hannibal (FULL Audio Book) by Jacob Abbott () There are certain names which are familiar, as names, to all mankind; and every person who seeks for any degree of mental cultivation, feels.

Polybius, Book 3, Chapters Livy, B Chapters Hannibal himself now came forward and began by reminding them of their achievements in the past: though, he said, they had undertaken many hazardous enterprises and fought many a battle they had never met with ill success when they followed his plans and counsels.

Next he bade them be of good heart considering. HANNIBAL CROSSES THE ALPS Hannibal reached the Alps without molestation from the inhabitants of the region. Now at length, despite the very highly colored reports which had come to them, the height of the mountains from near view, with the Book XXI, translated by Daniel Spillan and Cyrus Edmonds.

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FREE Shipping on $35 Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Brand: Hachette Books. Where exactly Hannibal crossed the Alps was a point of contention even in the days of Polybius and Livy.

Nineteenth-century historians argued about it, and even Napoleon weighed in. The. Hannibal claimed his place in the history books after he led o soldiers, 10, horses and famously 37 elephants from France, through Author: Adam Aspinall.

him more. Hannibal learned arts of politics from Hasdrubal and tactics of war seemed to come 3 p. A History of the Roman World, BC 4 p. 44 Hannibal Crosses the Alps 5 p. A History of the Roman World, BC 6 p. 48 Hannibal Crosses the AlpsFile Size: 24KB.

When he left his Spanish base one spring day in B.C. with his ,man army of mercenaries, officers, and elephants, Hannibal was launching not just the main offensive of the Second Punic War but also one of the great military journeys in ancient history.

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When he left his Spanish base one spring day in B.C. with his ,man army of mercenaries, officers, and elephan Brand: Hachette Books.Hannibal crosses the Alps List the main events of Hannibal’s march TO the Alps. a. The Truce at Iliberis. Having pacified northern Spain, Hannibal met the Gauls of southern France at Iliberis and negotiated safe conduct.

Livy, B Chapter 53 This time it was all too probable that Hannibal’s whole army would have perished if he had.Servius quotes Varro as mentioning five passes through the Alps, the coast- road, Hannibal's road, Pompey's road, Hasdrubal's road, and the road through the Graian Alps; thus making Has- drubal and Hannibal cross different passes, though other writers make them cross the same pass: see paragraph