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

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

Richard Miles


the 1st full-scale background of Hannibal's Carthage in many years and "a convincing and mesmerizing narrative." (The Economist )

Drawing on a wealth of recent learn, archaeologist, historian, and grasp storyteller Richard Miles resurrects the civilization that old Rome struggled so mightily to expunge. This enormous paintings charts the whole thing of Carthage's background, from its origins one of the Phoenician settlements of Lebanon to its apotheosis as a Mediterranean empire whose epic land-and-sea conflict with Rome made a legend of Hannibal and formed the process Western background. Carthage needs to be Destroyed reintroduces readers to the traditional glory of a misplaced humans and their generations-long fight opposed to an implacable enemy.

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