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By Christa Steinby

The epic fight among Carthage and Rome, of the superpowers of the traditional international, is most renowned for land battles in Italy, at the Iberian peninsula and in North Africa. yet struggle at sea, which performed an essential position within the First and moment Punic Wars, infrequently gets the eye it merits. And it's the huge clashes of the Carthaginian and Roman fleets within the Mediterranean which are the point of interest of Christa Steinby's soaking up learn. 
She exploits new facts, together with the most recent archaeological discoveries, and he or she seems afresh on the historic resources and fees commonly from them. particularly she indicates how the Romans' seafaring culture and their ability, choice and resourcefulness finally gave them a decisive virtue. In doing so, she overturns the myths and misunderstandings that experience are inclined to distort our knowing of Roman naval warfare.

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