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Publications by Patrick Hunt


 

Current Release

Hannibal
“Patrick Hunt's Hannibal is a rare combination of impeccable scholarship and good writing.  Knowing what the author knows, this biography could have been 900 pages long; instead it hits the scales at below 300, the perfect fighting weight for one of history's most lethal combatants.” 
Robert L. O’Connell, author of The Ghosts of Cannae

"An exciting biography of one of history's greatest commanders. . . . A thrilling page-turner about one of history's most brilliant strategists and tacticians."  Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“Patrick Hunt is one of the world’s greatest experts on Hannibal. He brings that magnificent commander to life, with verve and in detail, in this wonderful book. Hannibal is must reading for all students of military history.” Barry Strauss, Cornell University, author of The Death of Caesar: The Story of History’s Most Famous Assassination

“From opening anecdote to closing argument, Hunt’s biography engages fully with both Hannibal the legend and Hannibal the man—telling us what can and should be known about the man while acknowledging the ambiguities and contradictions of the legend. Was Hannibal a military genius or a lucky gambler, a self-propelled comet or the instrument of fate, a figure of terror or of pathos? All of these, and much more.” Steven Saylor, author of the New York Times bestseller
Roma: The Novel of Ancient Rome

“The military history is thorough and balanced. . . . Drawing on both ancient and modern scholarship, this book is accessible for the nonspecialist; military history buffs will enjoy.” Library Journal

“The flourishes that make Hunt a popular on-air personality shine through. . . . . Hunt’s story of the doomed general, whose exploits are more celebrated than those of his vanquishers, will appeal to any reader interested in military history or strategy.” Publishers Weekly

"Engrossing . . . ideal for general readers with an interest in ancient history."Booklist

 

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Archaeology

Ten DiscoveriesAlpine Archaeology

Forthcoming in 2018
Atlas of Alpine Archaeology

 

 


Art History

Carvaggio RembrandtMyth and Art in Ekphrasis Art of Christmas Renaissance Visions

 


History

HannibalEmpire ClashWine Journeys


Literature

Myths Song of Songs Critical Insights: The Inferno A Few Thoughts

Forthcoming in 2017
Pascal and Voltaire at the Cafe Procope Creation Groans: Animal Fables


Poetry

Cloud ShadowsHouse of the Muse Landscapes