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deprived Carthage of Sardinia, which together with Corsica became her second
province. Next, in 218 B.C., came the Second Punic War, which in 202 B.C. was
ended by the defeat of Hannibal at the hands of Scipio Africanus at Zama.
Further, shortage of money led to high rates of interest, to unredeemable debts
and agitation for their remission; and when the demand for money outstripped its
supply, as Mommsen says, war became “a traffic of plunder'. Tenny Frank has ...
in the Second Punic War; and it would appear that from now on the cohort,
nominally of 600 men, became the tactical unit of the legion. Each cohort retained
the six centurions of its three maniples, they were the pilus prior, pilus posterior, ...
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999 Julius Caesar: Man, Soldier, and Tyrant, by Major-General J. F. C. Fuller (read 23 Feb 1969) After I read this book and Natthias Gelzer's book on Caesar I said: It is amazing to me how little I ... Read full review
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Good review of Caesar. But a lot is just copied from Caesar, not much in the way of insight. Read full review
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