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FREE PDF ß BOOK The Defeat of Rome in the East ´ GARETH C. SAMPSON ê During the last stages of the Republic Rome suffered its greatest military disaster since Hannibal’s invasion of Italy over 150 years earlier though this defeat had far reaching conseuences While Rome was able to recover from its disasDuring the last stages of the Republic Rome suffered its greatest military disaster since Hannibal’s invasion of Italy over 150 years earlier though this defeat had far reaching conseuences While Rome was able to recover from its disaster at Cannae it never retrieved the results of Carrhae a defeat that sealed the East as an impenetrable barrier to Roman ambition and also signaled the demise of the Republic In 53 BC Marcus Crassus the richest member of Rome’s ruling Triumvirate which also included Caesar and Pompey decide Gareth Sampson sets out to redeem Crassus from the pervading myth of incompetency and does a fine job of it Not only is this book a valuable read for those wanting to understand the Roman Parthian war this book covers literally everything and does it in an engaging and readable manner it's a brilliant and convincing reappraisal of Crassus as a military leader

The Defeat of Rome in the East Crassus the Parthians and the Disastrous Battle of Carrhae 53 BCDuring the last stages of the Republic Rome suffered its greatest military disaster since Hannibal’s invasion of Italy over 150 years earlier though this defeat had far reaching conseuences While Rome was able to recover from its disaster at Cannae it never retrieved the results of Carrhae a defeat that sealed the East as an impenetrable barrier to Roman ambition and also signaled the demise of the Republic In 53 BC Marcus Crassus the richest member of Rome’s ruling Triumvirate which also included Caesar and Pompey decide Gareth Sampson sets out to redeem Crassus from the pervading myth of incompetency and does a fine job of it Not only is this book a valuable read for those wanting to understand the Roman Parthian war this book covers literally everything and does it in an engaging and readable manner it's a brilliant and convincing reappraisal of Crassus as a military leader

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The Defeat of Rome in the East: Crassus, the Parthians, and the Disastrous Battle of Carrhae, 53 BC Þ S were left dead on the field with 10000 captured The author also provides an analysis of the mysterious Parthians a people who vied with Rome as the most powerful empire on earth Though their polity and records have long since disappeared the Parthians’ mark on history is clear enough through their decisive victory over Rome at Carrhae In this book Dr Gareth Sampson currently a tutor in ancient history at the University of Manchester lays out not only the gruesome outcome of the battle but its immense conseuences on histor El libro va más allá del estricto relato de la batalla de Carras Ofrece un buen análisis sobre la evolución del imperialismo parto y romano por ué llegaron a chocar y la influencia ue tuvo la situación interna de cada país en los hechos ue llevaron al célebre enfrentamientoTambié es interesante el enfoue de la batalla resalta los méritos del general parto Surenas para preparar una estrategia muy eficaz contra la poderosa mauinaria romana No se limita a centrarse en los errores de Craso al preparar la campaña ue suele ser el relato habitual EBOOK ñ Crassus the Parthians ì Gareth C. Sampson

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Gareth C. Sampson ì the Parthians DOC D to enhance his military stature with an invasion of the Parthian Empire centered on Mesopotamia today’s Ira His 36000 legionaries crossed the Euphrates and were met by a much smaller Parthian army albeit one mounted on horseback in the dispersed missile firing steppe war tradition Later called to a parlay he was forced to attend by his nearly mutinous soldiers Crassus and his officers were murdered by the Parthians The now leaderless Roman army disintegrated only some 6000 escaped to escape At least 20000 Roman legionarie The first and only book I have read and I am very ill read in this area that fills in the blanks between the conuest of Italy and the emergence of Rome as a world power I encountered this book at Historicon in Lancaster in June It is dense fairly scholarly written and a real challenge but the author in the first fifty pages has filled in a lot of blanks for me in my understanding of the rise of RomeThe rest of the book is as interesting as the beginning If you wonder how Rome got to be Rome then this book is for you