Discuss the roles of Polybius of Megalopolis and Titius Livius in recounting the history of the Battle of Cannae.
Examine the three assembled bodies in Rome, and discuss how they governed and influenced war.
Discuss Aristotle's conclusions regarding the Carthaginian government.
Compare the cities of Rome and Carthage, examining their similarities and differences.
Discuss Hannibal's background and leadership and compare his strategies to that of Alexander the Great.
Discuss the history of the Roman legion and its structure.
Examine the role that religion and sacrifice had for the Romans and Carthaginians.
Discuss the background of Publius Scipio, and compare him to Roman military leaders who proceeded him.
Discuss Hasdrubal Barca and Hannibal, and compare and contrast their strategies.
Examine the ghosts of Cannae and their struggles after the battle.
Compare O'Connell's book on Cannae with that of another historian and compare/contrast their style, their conclusions, and the...
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