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Great Battles in History - The Battle of Zama (Great Battles in History)

  • 95 Pages
  • 1.81 MB
  • English
Lucent Books
History, Zama, Battle of, Tunisia, 202 B.C., Juvenile literature, Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9), Juvenile Nonfiction, Archaeology / Anthropology, Zama, Battle of, Tunisia, 202, Scipio,, Punic War, 2nd, 218-201 B.C, Ancient - Rome, Hannibal, Humanities, Scipio, ca. 236-183 B.C., History - Military & Wars, Africanus,, Punic War, 2nd, 218-201
The Physical Object
FormatBoard book
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8613248M
ISBN 10156006420X
ISBN 139781560064206

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Battle of Zama: A History of One of the Greatest Battles of All Time by James K. Wheaton at Barnes & Noble. Actually it is very detailed for a book written for young people.

the author describes all the major events of trhe war itself (the second Punic war) and then goes into lots of detail about the battle, including the meeting between the opposing comanders just before the start of the battle.

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Historian Richard Norton Smith has listed " The Year of the Six Presidents" as being among the best studies of presidential campaigns. " 5/5(1). The Battle of Zama, fought in B.C., was the culminating battle of the Second Punic War between Carthage and Rome.

The short story of the battle is that a Roman army under Scipio met and destroyed the Carthaginian Army under Hannibal. The defeat forced. The decisive victory at the battle of Zama ended the Second Punic War ( BC) and was, in fact, the end of Carthaginian power in the Mediterranean.

Carthage, the great city of Phoenician origin that, with his business empire, for sixty years had contested Rome in the dominance of the Western Mediterranean, was defeated.

Before escaping from the battle, he had tried everything both in his preparations and his tactical decisions; indeed, both Scipio and all the military experts agree that his tactical deployment of his troops on the day of battle was masterly.

Battle of Zama, ( bce), victory of the Romans led by Scipio Africanus the Elder over the Carthaginians commanded by Hannibal. The last and decisive battle of the Second Punic War, it effectively ended both Hannibal’s command of Carthaginian forces and also Carthage ’s chances to significantly oppose Rome.

Great Battles of History A description of some of the most decisive battles of human history. This blog will discuss the prolouge to the battle, the combatants, their strengths and weaknesses, the battle itself, and the aftermath. Monday, Septem Battle of Zama Zama. Zama The Battle of Zama —fought in BC near Zama (Tunisia) —marked the end of the Second Punic War.

A Roman army led by Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus, with crucial support from Numidian leader Masinissa, defeated the Carthaginian army led by Hannibal Barca.

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Great book with 6 to 8 pages in large print and includes single battle map. in WWII major turning points are left out (Iwo Jima, Saipan, Guadacanal, the Coral Sea, Midway, etc.).

Some truly history-making battles are left out - Zama, Lepanto, Culloden, the Seige of Khartoum, the taking of the Golan by Israel, Tobruk, the Battle of Long Reviews: - Great Battles in History - The Battle of Zama (Great Battles in History) by Don Nardo The Battle of Zama by Don Nardo.

Cannae and Agincourt, Waterloo and Gettysburg, Stalingrad and Midway, the Tet latest book in the popular Seventies series assesses the great battles and conflicts in history from the past twenty-five centuries, and discusses the effects they have had on the development of states and s: 7.

The Battle of Zama is one of the most influential battles of the ancient world and changed the course of human history. The Battle of Zama took place in Zama (modern day Tunisia) between the forces of the Roman Republic and the Carthaginian Empire. Overview of Forces Rome. Zama The Battle of the Great Plains (Latin: Campi Magni), also known as the Battle of the Bagrades, was a battle fought between Scipio Africanus of Rome and a combined Carthaginian and Numidian army late in the Second Punic War.

It occurred on the plains south of Bulla Regia around the upper Bagradas River (the classical name of the Medjerda). The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: from Marathon to Waterloo is a book written by Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy and published in This book tells the story of the fifteen military engagements, which, according to the author, had a significant impact on world history.

The trilogy ends as the two great masters of the Punic Wars finally go head to head. Both are undefeated and both are cunning as they are lethal. Come to think of it, one of the books I used to check my facts for this piece would make a much better one-volume warfare compilation than The Seventy Great Battles in History.

Depending on the edition, the book is known either as The Encyclopedia of Military History from B.C. to the Present or The Harper Encyclopedia of Military History. The Battle of Zama was the deciding engagement of the Second Punic War ( BC) between Carthage and Rome and was fought in late October BC.

After a string of early Carthaginian victories in Italy, the Second Punic War settled into a stalemate with Hannibal's armies in Italy unable to deliver a deathblow again the Romans.

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list» Community Reviews. Hannibal's Last Battle: Zama and the Fall of Carthage by Brian Todd Carey: BCE Hannibal: A History of the Art of War Among the Carthaginians and Romans Down to the Battle of Pydna, B.C., With a Detailed Account of the Second Punic War by Theodore Ayrault Dodge: BCE How Great Generals Win by Bevin Alexander: BCE He authored a number of books on the military history of the French Revolution, wars of Napoleon and the great man himself.

He also oversaw the publications of many more in his position as the head of the historical section in the latter part of the 19th into the 20th century, as part of a further well-spring of military literature printed in.

World History Database, Alphabetic Listing of Battles Index of World battles. Archived from the original.

Elton, Hugh and Christos Nüssli, Imperial Battle Map Index. An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors. Radford, Robert, Great Historical Battles.

An extensive list of important battles and influential leaders, from BC to present times. The battle of Zama Hannibal and Scipio's final showdown Battle of Cynoscephalae Syntagma 5, views.

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Battles That Changed History: Cannae. 4. The Battle of Zama B.C. Battle of Zama was the only defeat that suffered Hannibal, the great Carthaginian military commander, but the defeat had enormous consequences. After the defeat of Carthage, Rome became the greatest military power in the West of the Mediterranean Sea and soon started with the conquest of one country after another.

Great Battles Certain battles acquire iconic status in history. Each book in the Great Battles series will examine both the battle itself, and also its legacy in the imaginations of the victors and the vanquished.

Alexander the Great: Battle of Gaugamela, 1 October BC --Scipio Africanus: Battle of Zama, October BC --Genghis Khan: Battle of the Indus, 24 November --Henry V: Battle of Agincourt, 25 October --Gonzalo de Córdoba: Battle of the Garigliano, 29 December --Gustavus Adolphus: Battle of Lützen, 16 November   This battle marked the downfall of Hannibal, one of history's most famous and daring generals.

For more than 60 years, the Carthaginians and the Romans fought for world power. For 16 of those years Hannibal, the Carthaginian leader, was able to hold off the Romans—until the battle of Zama. And the stage is set for you to recreate one of the greatest battles in military history: Cannae.

Zama. In one of the most important battles in ancient history, two crack Roman consular armies under Rome's first military genius, P. Cornelius Scipio, faces Hannibal's undefeated Carthaginians.

The battle of Zama Hannibal and Scipio's final showdown (Rome vs Carthage History) Great Battles of Roman History - Duration: Flash Point Hist views. For more great battles visit It's like a museum. The Battle of Ilipa B.C.E. - History of Scipio Africanus and The Punic Wars The battle of Zama Hannibal and.

Battle of Zama Post by julienchappel» Wed am While in real history Scipio won the battle with the Cavalry wiping out the flanks and attacking the main Carthagian body from the rear, I do it differently in the game.pages: 20 cm Great Battles introduces 30 major battles from the Ancient era to the present day.

Beginning with the battle of Marathon ( BC), where a combined force of Greeks defeated a much larger Persian invasion force, book covers key battles right up. Fritigern VS Flavius Valens This is the first episode of Decisive Battles, a television series that uses the game Rome: Total War to illustrate ancient battles from B.C to A.D.