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By Christa Steinby

ISBN-10: 1844159191

ISBN-13: 9781844159192

The epic fight among Carthage and Rome, of the superpowers of the traditional global, is most famed for land battles in Italy, at the Iberian peninsula and in North Africa. yet battle at sea, which performed an essential function within the First and moment Punic Wars, not often gets the eye it merits. And it's the enormous clashes of the Carthaginian and Roman fleets within the Mediterranean which are the point of interest of Christa Steinby's soaking up learn. 
She exploits new proof, together with the newest archaeological discoveries, and he or she seems afresh on the old resources and charges commonly from them. specifically she exhibits how the Romans' seafaring culture and their ability, selection and resourcefulness ultimately gave them a decisive virtue. In doing so, she overturns the myths and misunderstandings that experience are inclined to distort our figuring out of Roman naval warfare.

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