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Ancient Siege Warfare: Persians, Greeks, Carthaginians and Romans 546–146 BC (Elite)
Ancient Siege Warfare: Persians, Greeks, Carthaginians and Romans 546–146 BC (Elite)
by Duncan B Campbell

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Sieges played a central role in many conflicts of the ancient world and generals, including Darius, Alexander the Great, Hannibal and Scipio Africanus successfully used siegecraft to gain their objectives. As siege tactics became integral to success in war, generals employed the minds of engineers and scientists to develop tactics which ranged from penetrating the defences or blockading the city through to tricks and deception. This fascinating study tracks developments in siege warfare from Ancient Persia in the 6th century BC through to the Roman sieges of the second century BC, describing the range of equipment and techniques which evolved during this period.



Product Details/Specifications:
Author: Duncan B Campbell
Creator: Adam Hook
Publisher: Osprey Publishing

Manufacturer: Osprey Publishing
EAN: 9781841767703
Binding: Paperback
ISBN: 1841767700
Number of items: 1
Number of pages: 64
Publication date: 2005-01-01
Format: Illustrated,
Release date: 2005-01-01
Language: English (Published)
Language: English (Original Language)
Language: English (Unknown)






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