Carthage Must Be Destroyed

By Richard Miles,

Book cover of Carthage Must Be Destroyed: The Rise and Fall of an Ancient Civilization

Book description

The first full-scale history of Hannibal's Carthage in decades and "a convincing and enthralling narrative." (The Economist )

Drawing on a wealth of new research, archaeologist, historian, and master storyteller Richard Miles resurrects the civilization that ancient Rome struggled so mightily to expunge. This monumental work charts the entirety of…

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1 author picked Carthage Must Be Destroyed as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

A great read that will take you through the whole story of Carthage from its Phoenician beginnings to the destruction by Rome and beyond. Context and details on the whole story of Hannibal and also the history of one of the most important cities from the Ancient Mediterranean.

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