Download e-book for iPad: Lake Trasimene 217 BC: Ambush and annihilation of a Roman by Nic Fields,Donato Spedaliere

By Nic Fields,Donato Spedaliere

ISBN-10: 1472816315

ISBN-13: 9781472816313

Following Hannibal's crushing victory on the conflict of the Trebbia, the reeling Roman Republic despatched a brand new military less than the over-confident consul Caius Flaminius to break the Carthaginian invaders – unbeknownst to him they have been prepared and ready. The destruction of the Roman strength at Lake Trasimene firmly validated Hannibal as one of many historic World's maximum commanders due to his use of cutting edge strategies, together with the 1st recorded use of a turning circulation. The Romans wouldn't ship one other significant military to confront him until eventually the conflict of Cannae in 216 BC.

This new examine, in line with contemporary archaeological paintings at the battlefield itself, tells the entire tale of 1 of Hannibal's maximum victories with assistance from maps, full-colour illustrations, and specific sections at the makeup of the armies and their commanders.

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