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Hannibal

by Livy

ISBN: 9780241250365
ANNOTATION:
Gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.
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ISBN: 9780241250365
ANNOTATION:
Gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

Annotation

Gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

Publisher Description

'We have nothing left in the world but what we can win with our swords.' The remarkable account of Hannibal crossing the Alps with his elephants and winning the Battle of the Trebbia. One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

Author Biography

Titus Livius (59BC-AD17) began working on his History of Rome at the age of 30 and continued for over 40 years until his death. The history ran to 142 books, of which 35 survive.

Promotional "Headline"

One of Rome's greatest historians recounts the military genius Hannibal crossing the Alps with twenty-one elephants and winning the famed Battle of the Trebbia.

Product Details

Author
Livy
Pages
64
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Year
2016
ISBN-10
0241250366
ISBN-13
9780241250365
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2016-03-03
Media
Book
Series
Penguin Little Black Classics
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Translated from
Latin
Edition
85th
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade