The quality of the research is, however, never in doubt, and the book superbly charts the drawn out conquest of a region which, although often overlooked, nevertheless "dominated political agendas at Rome for nearly 150 years. Ancient Warfare
About the Author
Dr Richard Evans is Lecturer in Ancient History at Cardiff University. He has a special interest in historical topography and in particular has conducted original research on the battlefield of Magnesia. His previous publications include Syracuse in Antiquity: Topography and History (University of South Africa Press, 2007); Questioning Reputations: Essays on Nine Roman Republican Politicians (University of South Africa Press, 2003) and Gaius Marius: A Political Biography. University of South Africa Press, 1994).