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Get to Know Us. 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.
Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Terence Wise is one of Osprey’s most popular authors. The faces and eyes are some of the most realistic among Osprey’s ancient warfare titles. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. The majority of the book deals with the Roman army.
In other words, he has used his logic and imagination to fill in the many gaps in our knowledge about the soldiers from these time periods. Set up a giveaway. Share your thoughts with other customers.
Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Read more Read awrs. Although mentioned in one of the less reliable and latter Roman sources, this is very unlikely and is currently dismissed by modern historians. Share your thoughts with other customers. The bits and pieces on the organisation of Roman armies and on the manpower at the disposal of the Romans are interesting and they definitely had to be mentioned in a work on the Punic Wars, but they are somewhat confusing.
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One person found this helpful. Ben Kane, author of The Forgotten Legion. The first review, by D. Suffice it to say that the two sides, Carthaginian and Roman, are considered in turn, as are the various types of troops on each side. The first book bearing this title was published by Phil Barker in The author begins by discussing the reliability of historians like Polybius, and how much we can salvage from their writings on the Roman battle order of the period.
This one, authored by Duncan Head was also published by the Wargames Research Group, but inand it is the “successor” of Phil Barker’s book.
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So the information in the book cannot be taken as absolute fact, but it can be used instead to help armeis better to picture the men who fought in such wars. About the Author Terence Wise is one of Osprey’s most popular authors. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.
Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? English Choose a language for shopping. The wars included such legendary events as the crossing of the Alps by Hannibal, and the Battle of Cannae.
The epic conflict between Rome and Carthage remains one of the most compelling stories of military history. He 25646 gives a short overview of how these armies were commanded by their generals, including how the Roman system of switching command between Consuls on a daily basis affected the running of the army in the field. Credit offered by NewDay Ltd, arnies 18s only, subject to status.
If the volume is short, it’s almost definitely because of the armmies of information from this period. Included, for instance, are the armies of Pergamon, Greek Bactria, Epirus or of the Leagues of the Aetolians and of the Acheans, in addition to the “usual suspects” that you would perhaps be expecting the Beotians, Athens and Sparta.
Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Included are not only the armies of Philip, of Alexander and of their successors on the throne of Macedonia, but also thee of the Carthaginiab, those of the Ptolemies and the Seleucids, those of all of the main Greek or Hellenistic states or leagues, but also some rather unexpected ones, such as the armies of the Carthaginuan.
The book also has dozens of photographs, maps and line drawings, which are very useful. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. All is not as it seems Read more Read less. This book was written 30 years ago, with the express purpose of being used by wargamers. It makes extensive use of historical finds and descriptions of soldiers from ancient texts and is basically a series of illustrations with short accompanying notes about each featured figure.
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I wanted wwrs of a novel type book. This book is decent and one of three that I recommend buying to obtain a decent overview of the Carthaginian Army during the Punic Wars. Carthaginian Warrior — BC. Please try again later.