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“Hannibal: Rome’s Greatest Enemy offers lively story telling although omitting nothing of the treachery and the horrors of violence and war.”
“Garrett Ryan entertains as well as educates on the ancient history of the Greeks and Romans.”
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“a superb alternate look at Roman history . . .”
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“The Roman way of war not only dominated the ancient world and led to the rise of Europe’s longest empire, it continues to educate and fascinate readers today. This way of war was relentle
Andreas Kluth tells us that Plutarch, who lived from 46 CE to 120 CE, is widely acclaimed as the father of biography.