Armies of the Carthaginian Wars 265–146 BC

Armies of the Carthaginian Wars 265–146 BC

Men-at-Arms 121
  • Author: Terence Wise
  • Illustrator: Richard Hook
  • Short code: MAA 121
  • Publication Date: 25 Mar 1982
  • ISBN: 9780850454307
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 48
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The epic conflict between Rome and Carthage remains one of the most compelling stories of military history. The wars included such legendary events as the crossing of the Alps by Hannibal, and the Battle of Cannae. Terence Wise's fine text details the armies of both sides of the wars, including the many different allied troops employed by the Carthaginians; Numidians, Celts, Spanish and others who helped make the army one of the most colourful and cosmopolitan of its day. The text is accompanied by numerous illustrations and photographs, including eight full page colour plates by Richard Hook. Campaign 36 and Men-at-Arms 121 are also available in a single volume special edition as ‘Hannibal's War with Rome'.

Biographical Note

Terence Wise is one of Osprey's most popular authors. Terence has been a respected historical writer for more than 25 years. With numerous books and articles to his credit, he has contributed more than a dozen titles to the Men-At-Arms series, mainly on medieval subjects including studies of the military orders and the Wars of the Roses. Richard Hook was born in 1938 and trained at Reigate College of Art. After national service with 1st Bn, Queen's Royal Regiment he became art editor of the much-praised magazine Finding Out during the 1960s. He has worked as a freelance illustrator ever since, earning an international reputation particularly for his deep knowledge of Native American material culture; and has illustrated more than 30 Osprey titles. Richard is married and lives in Sussex; his three children Adam, Jason, and Christa are all professionally active in various artistic disciplines.

Contents

Chronology The Carthaginians The Romans The Plates

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