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epub · Hannibal's Oath ¶ The Life and Wars of Rome's Greatest Enemy Ç [Read] ➲ Hannibal's Oath: The Life and Wars of Rome's Greatest Enemy By Join or create book clubs – Eyltransferservices.co.uk According to the ancient sources Hannibal was nine years old when his father led him to the tePhant leading his mercenaries over the Alps and then against all odds descending the ice covered peaks to challenge Rome in her own backyard for mastery of the ancient world It was a bold move and it established Hannibal as one of history's greatest commanders But this same brilliant tactician is also one of history's most tragic figures; fate condemned him to win his battles but not his war against Rome An in Highly recommended and easy to read Author does a great job of not being too technical but writing in such a way as you both love and despise Hannibal excellent scholarship If you love Greco Roman history this is a must read

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According to the ancient sources Hannibal was nine years old when his father led him to the temple at Carthage and dipped the young boy's hands in the blood of the sacrificial victim Before those gods Hannibal swore an oath of eternal hatred toward Rome Few images in history have managed to capture and hold the popular imagination uite like that of Hannibal the fearless North African perched on a monstrous ele First and foremost I respect the author traveling in Hannibal's footsteps several times in order to better tell his story More authors should do thisSecondly this is really a cursory glance at Hannibal as a whole You'll come out the other side not really respecting Hannibal as the great military mind that he is I think this is on the author and not Hannibal Hannibal's exploits are well known and deserve all the credit they receive However the author doesn't really convey Hannibal's character and generalship all that well This is certainly a book for folks just getting into Hannibal or newer folks to ancient history or just history in general

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Hannibal's Oath The Life and Wars of Rome's Greatest EnemyTernationally recognized expert on Hannibal for nearly thirty years historian John Prevas has visited every Hannibal related site and mountain pass from Tunisia to Italy Spain to Turkey seeking evidence to dispel the myths surrounding Hannibal's character and his wars Hannibal's Oath is an easily readable yet comprehensive biography of this iconic military leader an epic account of a monumental and tragic life Great product fast shipping