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Bad news from Italy stayed their hand for the next two years, and in 215 they had
to sustain an attack from Hannibal's brother Hasdrubal, who had returned to
Spain with drafts from Africa. This counter-offensive was shattered in an action
In 209 Scipio resumed his father's offensive in southern Spain with a surprise
move, whose well- calculated audacity matched that of Hannibal's march to Italy.
On the report that the Carthaginian armies had drawn away into the interior of ...
At this time Hither Spain comprised little more than the eastern seaboard of the
peninsula as far as (and inclusive of) New Carthage ; Further Spain was roughly
co-extensive with modern Andalusia. In appointing officers of the rank of praetor
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LibraryThing ReviewRecensione dell'utente - stellarexplorer - LibraryThing
This is one of my prized possessions, something that fits with what a dear friend has termed my love for "fine old things" -- most apt! The book -- and I'm sure a new reprint won't do at all (not ... Leggi recensione completa
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I do believe this stalwart -- later updated by HH Scullard -- is still the most detailed single volume. Leggi recensione completa