The Defeat of Rome in the East



The Defeat of Rome in the East During The Last Stages Of The Republic, Rome Suffered Its Greatest Military Disaster Since Hannibal S Invasion Of Italy Over Years Earlier, Though This Defeat Had Far Reaching Consequences 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 BC, Marcus Crassus, The Richest Member Of Rome S Ruling Triumvirate, Which Also Included Caesar And Pompey, Decided To Enhance His Military Stature With An Invasion Of The Parthian Empire Centered On Mesopotamia Today S Iraq His , 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 , Escaped To Escape At Least , Roman Legionaries Were Left Dead On The Field, With , 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 Consequences On History

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  • Hardcover
  • 224 pages
  • The Defeat of Rome in the East
  • Gareth C. Sampson
  • English
  • 22 July 2018
  • 1932033890

10 thoughts on “The Defeat of Rome in the East

  1. Katie Bayford says:

    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 r...

  2. Jo Walton says:

    We have so muchinformation about Rome than we do about Parthia that it s great that Sampson even tried to write a balanced account He s also bending over backwards to be fair to Crassus, which was different But this was mucha military history than what I wanted which isn t fair As a military history it s pretty good, and reasonably solid.If you don t know much about Carrhae and want to know , this would be a terrific book, as comprehensive and modern as you re likel...

  3. Burt says:

    The first and only book I have read and I am very ill read in this area that fills in the blanks between the conquest 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 Rome.The rest of the book is as interesting as the beginning If you wonder how Rome got to b The first and only book I have read and I am very ill read in this area that fills in the blanks between the conquest 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 Rome.The...

  4. Richard says:

    Gareth Sampson, PhD, is a professor of ancient history at the University of Manchester His book jacket blurb says he is involved in the study of the power struggles and civil warfare of the late Roman Republic, and its expansionist policies in the East This book, which is intended to be accessible for the general reader and the scholar, reflects his knowledge of those subjects It provides many interesting details on the life of one of the most influential politicians and generals of the perio Gareth Sampson, PhD, is a professor of ancient history at the University of Manchester His book jacket blurb says he is involved in the study of the power struggles and civil warfare of the late Roman Republic, and its expansionist policies in the East This book, which is intended to be accessible for the general reader and the scholar, reflects his knowledge of those subjects It provides many interesting details on the life of one of the most influential politicians and generals of the period, who is nevertheless not remembered as much as his powerful peers Marcus Licinius Crassus never seems to have received the esteem he deserved He was possibly the most wealthy Roman, who manipulated the Republic s complicated and dangerous political system with unmatched finesse while sh...

  5. Iván Giménez says:

    El libro va m s all del estricto relato de la batalla de Carras Ofrece un buen an lisis sobre la evoluci n del imperialismo parto y romano, por qu llegaron a chocar y la influencia que tuvo la situaci n interna de cada pa s en los hechos que llevaron al c lebre enfrentamiento.Tambi es interesante el enfoque de la batalla resalta los m ritos del general parto, Surenas, para preparar una estrategia muy eficaz contra la poderosa maquinaria romana No se limita a centrarse en los errores de Cra El libro va m s all del estricto relato de la batalla de Carras Ofrece un buen an lisis sobre la evoluci n del imperial...

  6. Ronald Jones says:

    Nothing gets my adreneline flowingthan reading about a good battle The Defeat of Rome covers all of the bases The author provides background on the opposing sides Rome and Parthia strengths, weaknesses , motivat...

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