Download e-book for iPad: Lucullus: The Life and Campaigns of a Roman Conqueror by Lee Fratantuono

By Lee Fratantuono

ISBN-10: 147388361X

ISBN-13: 9781473883611

The army achievements of Lucius Licinius Lucullus (118-57/56 B.C.) were the topic of admiration and nice recognize during the heritage of the research of struggle. but there were few stories devoted to a accomplished exam of precisely how Lucullus conquered the Roman East and made it a kind of cohesive a part of the empire.

Lee Frantantuono considers each element of Lucullus lifestyles, beginning with the educational and schooling of a destiny Roman officer, however the maximum emphasis is on his army approach and strategies throughout the 3rd Mithridatic warfare and his army adventures in Armenia. His most renowned success was once his victory opposed to huge odds on the land conflict of Tigranocerta. we're additionally reminded that he probably the most ambitious naval strategists of the Roman Republic. Lucullus complex courting with Sulla and Crassus is explored and the learn concludes with the retirement of the fellow Pliny the Elder memorably known as 'Xerxes in a Toga', a shopper of the humanities and grasp of a lifetime of horticulture and reflection.

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