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

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  • Copyright: 2012-06-26
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
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The first full-scale history of Carthage in decades, "Carthage Must Be Destroyed" reintroduces modern readers to the larger-than-life historical players and the ancient glory of this almost forgotten civilization.

Author Biography

Richard Miles teaches ancient history at the University of Sydney and is a Fellow-Commoner of Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge. He has written widely on Punic, Roman, and Vandal North Africa and has directed archaeological excavations in Carthage and Rome. He divides his time between Sydney, Australia, and Cambridge, England.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. xi
List of Mapsp. xiv
Chronologyp. xv
Acknowledgementsp. xx
Prologue: The Last Days of Carthagep. 1
Introduction: Recovering Carthagep. 6
Feeding the Beast: The Phoenicians and the-Discovery of the Westp. 24
New City: The Rise of Carthagep. 58
The Realm of Heracles-Melqart: Greeks and / Carthaginians in the Central Mediterraneanp. 96
The Economy of War: Carthage and Syracusep. 112
In the Shadow of Alexander the Great: Carthage and Agathoclesp. 139
Carthage and Romep. 157
The First Punic Warp. 177
The Camp Comes to Carthage: The Mercenaries∆ Revoltp. 200
Barcid Spainp. 218
Don't Look Backp. 235
In the Footsteps of Heraclesp. 256
The Road to Nowherep. 283
The Last Age of Heroesp. 308
The Desolation of Carthagep. 324
Punic Faithp. 352
Notesp. 374
Bibliographyp. 452
Indexp. 487
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