Analytical Bibliography on Hannibal and the Second Punic War.
Michael Grant's Short History of Rome, the Oxford Classical Dictionary, and Webster's Biographical Dictionary together provide a solid base on which to build a general crosschecked account of Hannibal's life and the Second Punic War. Theodor Hannibal's character, the focus of my future essay, was examined more closely in Mommsen's History of Rome and John Prevas' Hannibal Crosses The Alps. The dictionary sources provide only dry lists of events with no commentary, side notes or analysis. Grant does provide some of his own opinions on Hannibal's character and possible reasons for his eventu…
- Analytical Bibliography on Hannibal and the Second Punic War.
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