Cannae: Hannibal's Greatest Victory by Adrian Goldsworthy

Cannae: Hannibal's Greatest Victory

Cassell's Fields of Battle

Adrian Goldsworthy

256 pages first pub 2002 (editions)

nonfiction history informative medium-paced


From an award-winning historian of ancient Rome, the definitive history of Rome's most devastating defeat August 2, 216 BC was one of history's bloodiest single days of fighting. On a narrow plain near the Southern Italian town of Cannae, despite ...

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