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    (KINDLE) Hannibal author Richard A. Gabriel review ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Õ Richard A. Gabriel Unfortunatly this seems to be a bit of a mixed bag I had read and enjoyed Gabriel's work on Scipio so decided to try this

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    (KINDLE) Hannibal author Richard A. Gabriel Download Hannibal Richard Gabriel has written a very useful and detailed than most military history of one of the greatest commanders of antiuity Hannibal Barca Detailing the structure of Carthaginian society and how this impacted their structuring of their armed forces and the role of the Barcid family in reforming and leading the impetus of Carthaginian military doctrine Gabriel lays a firm foundation for the narrative that follows While the b

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    (KINDLE) Hannibal author Richard A. Gabriel Intelligent and worthy account of Hannibal’s Italian campaignIf one begins one’s reading of this intelligent and worthy account of Hannibal’s Italian campaign begin with the last chapter before the Epilogue as it lay

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    (KINDLE) Hannibal author Richard A. Gabriel A genuinely enjoyable book Not too one sided which is unusual in biographies In fact the author is extremely critical of Hannibal at times especially his inability to push home his advantage and attack Rome when it lay open to assault Given that most of the information comes from fairly biased Roman sources the author doe

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    (KINDLE) Hannibal author Richard A. Gabriel I found the first 23 of this book to be exceptionally dry and I very much had trouble getting through it It reads just like a text book and can become dry and repetitive often The book’s saving grace is when it FINALLY

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    Download Hannibal Richard A. Gabriel Õ 8 Summary (KINDLE) Hannibal author Richard A. Gabriel This volume is an excellent examination of the Carthaginian general and genius Hannibal Barca Richard A Gabriel is thorough in his assessment referencing his statements extensively to both primary ancient sources and secondary contemporary researchers It provides insight into Hannibal's childhood his family father and his Italian campaign

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    (KINDLE) Hannibal author Richard A. Gabriel Very dry reading Way too much info about logistics and too little about the actual battles It felt like 85% on logistics and uantities of euipment on only 15% dedicated to the actual battles More maps would have

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review ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Õ Richard A. Gabriel Summary í Hannibal Richard A. Gabriel Õ 8 Summary To make their eventual victory over him appear greaterYet there is no doubt that Hannibal was the greatest Carthaginian general of the Second Punic War When he did not defeat them outright he fought to a standstill the best generals Rome produced and he sustained his army in the field for sixteen long years without mutiny or desertion Hannibal was a first rate tactician only a somewhat lesser strategist and the greatest enemy Rome ever faced When he at last met defeat at the hands of the Rom. A genuinely enjoyable book Not too one sided which is unusual in biographies In fact the author is extremely critical of Hannibal at times especially his inability to push home his advantage and attack Rome when it lay open to assault Given that most of the information comes from fairly biased Roman sources the author does a good job of sifting through the information and making valid points

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review ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Õ Richard A. Gabriel Summary í Hannibal Richard A. Gabriel Õ 8 Summary The Romans’ destruction of Carthage after the Third Punic War erased any Carthaginian historical record of Hannibal’s life What we know of him comes exclusively from Roman historians who had every interest in minimizing his success exaggerating his failures and disparaging his character The charges leveled against Hannibal include greed cruelty and atrocity sexual indulgence and even cannibalism But even these sources were forced to grudgingly admit to Hannibal’s military genius if only.

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review ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Õ Richard A. Gabriel Summary í Hannibal Richard A. Gabriel Õ 8 Summary An general Scipio it was against an experienced officer who had to strengthen and reconfigure the Roman legion and invent mobile tactics in order to succeed Even so Scipio’s victory at Zama was against an army that was a shadow of its former self The battle could easily have gone the other way If it had the history of the West would have been changed in ways that can only be imagined Richard A Gabriel’s brilliant new biography shows how Hannibal’s genius nearly unseated the Roman Empire. I found the first 23 of this book to be exceptionally dry and I very much had trouble getting through it It reads just like a text book and can become dry and repetitive often The book s saving grace is when it FINALLY starts to describe the actual combat in Italy

  • Hardcover
  • 288
  • Hannibal
  • Richard A. Gabriel
  • English
  • 10 December 2018
  • 9781597976862