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Names: Gils, Lidewij van, editor. | Jong, Irene J. F. de, editor. | Kroon, Caroline, editor.

Title: Textual strategies in ancient war narrative : Thermopylae, Cannae and beyond / edited by Lidewij van Gils, Irene J.F. de Jong, Caroline Kroon.

Description: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2018. | Series: Amsterdam studies in classical philology ; volume 29 | Includes bibliographical references andindex.

Identifiers: LCCN 2018043297 (print) | LCCN 2018044721 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004383340 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004383333 (hardback : alk. paper)

Subjects: LCSH: War in literature. | Greece–History, Military. | Rome–History, Military. | Livy–Criticism and interpretation. |Herodotus–Criticism and interpretation. | Thermopylae, Battle of, Greece, 480 B.C. | Cannae, Battle of, Italy, 216 B.C.

Classification: LCC DE61.W35 (ebook) | LCC DE61.W35 T49 2018 (print) | DDC 355.02/0938–dc23

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