Introduction / The opposing sides / Combat 1 / Combat 2 / Combat 3 / Analysis / Aftermath / Bibliography / Index
An investigation of the tactics, weapons, and legacy of the Roman and Carthaginian fighting men who fought one another in three epic battles - Lake Trasimene (217 BC), Cannae (216 BC), and Ilipa (206 BC).
David Campbell has worked as a freelance new media producer and content specialist for many years, including roles at IBM, the BBC, various internet consultancies and the civil service. He has a broad range of interests in literature and history, including the Middle Ages, the Napoleonic era, naval warfare and the genesis of the `military revolution'. He lives in Southsea, UK. Adam Hook studied graphic design, and began his work as an illustrator in 1983. He specializes in detailed historical reconstructions, and has illustrated Osprey titles on subjects as diverse as the Aztecs, the Ancient Greeks, Roman battle tactics, several 19th-century American subjects, the modern Chinese Army, and a number of books in the Fortress series. His work features in exhibitions and publications throughout the world. He lives in East Sussex, UK.
"Campbell delivers insights from the points of views of the fighting men and inspects their arms and equipment. He also explores key clashes in detail in this concise and colorful account." - Toy Soldier & Model Figure"This excellent offering by Osprey gives a pretty amazing overview of the clash between two of the greatest armies on their age. For ancient history buffs, the books provides beautiful maps and renditions of the events occurring during the Second Punic War... "- IPMS/USA