The War with Hannibal: The History of Rome from Its Foundation - Bks. 21-30 (4P)

Covers the Second Punic War between Rome and Carthage. Expect vivid recreation of the immense armies of Hannibal, complete with elephants crossing the Alps. Yet it is the clash of personalities that fascinates Livy, from great debates in the Senate to the historic meeting between Scipio and Hannibal before the decisive battle. Livy never hesitates to introduce both intense drama and moral lessons into his work, and here he brings a turbulent episode in history powerfully to life. Soft 712p