Carthage Must Be Destroyed

The Rise and Fall of an Ancient Civilization
eAudio - unabridged
(14.15 hours)
Product Number: OB29944
Released: 27 Jul, 2011
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
ISBN: #9781469055411
Narrator(s): Grover Gardner
Publisher: Gildan Media
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Description

An epic history of a doomed civilization and a lost empire. The devastating struggle to the death between the Carthaginians and the Romans was one of the defining dramas of the ancient world. In an epic series of land and sea battles, both sides came close to victory before the Carthaginians finally succumbed and their capital city, history, and culture were almost utterly erased. Drawing on a wealth of new archaeological research, Richard Miles vividly brings to life this lost empire-from its origins among the Phoenician settlements of Lebanon to its apotheosis as the greatest seapower in the Mediterranean. And at the heart of the history of Carthage lies the extraordinary figure of Hannibal-the scourge of Rome and one of the greatest military leaders, but a man who also unwittingly led his people to catastrophe. The first full-scale history of Carthage in decades, Carthage Must Be Destroyed reintroduces modern listeners to the larger-than-life historical players and the ancient glory of this almost forgotten civilization.

Author(s): Richard Miles
Imprint: Gildan Media
Original Publish Date: 27 Jul, 2011

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