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Cornelius Nepos: Epaminondas, Hannibal, Cato

Cornelius Nepos

Cornelius Nepos: Epaminondas, Hannibal, Cato is a book written by the ancient Roman historian Cornelius Nepos. The book is a collection of three biographies of prominent figures of the ancient world: Epaminondas, Hannibal, and Cato. Epaminondas was a Theban general who lived in the 4th century BC and is known for his military campaigns against the Spartans. Nepos' biography of Epaminondas focuses on his military prowess and his contributions to Theban politics.Hannibal was a Carthaginian general who famously crossed the Alps with his army to invade Italy during the Second Punic War. Nepos' biography of Hannibal covers his early life, his military campaigns, and his eventual defeat by the Romans.Cato was a Roman statesman and philosopher who lived in the 2nd century BC. Nepos' biography of Cato highlights his political career and his views on ethics and morality.Overall, Cornelius Nepos: Epaminondas, Hannibal, Cato provides readers with an in-depth look at three influential figures of the ancient world and their contributions to history.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 26th, 2006
  • Pages: 152
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.35in - 0.51lb
  • EAN: 9781428616349
  • Categories: EssaysHistoricalAncient - Rome