All told this is a book well worth reading for those interested in ancient European history.
I was completely disappointed since Mr. Wells, after making such an outlandish claim, provided absolutely no concrete evidence to back it up.
Wells does not trust them for details, so his account of the battle itself is very sketchy and speculative.
I rate this book four stars. With the exception of a few minor criticisms I'll mention below, it is informative, highly entertaining, and a good account of ancient warfare for the... Read morePublished 5 months ago by C. Yordy
This was a middling performance, done in mixed media with equally mixed results. And that is a shame, because the book is about an inherently fascinating topic, how the German... Read morePublished 10 months ago by tony covatta
Western Europe has two separate cultural units-the part of Europe that was under control of the Roman Empire and the part that was not. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Carl Robinson
just fabulous,One of the most wonderful products that I have ever purchased, thank you for this opportunity to be servedPublished 16 months ago by bierhausser
I do wish that Wells would do a re-do on the second half the book. Wells, Wells, give me back my evening! Read morePublished 19 months ago by M. Heiss
There are many reviews of the book that go into the details of its flaws. I will limit my concerns to factors not noted in detail. Read morePublished on June 8, 2012 by Gerard A. Proudfoot
I bought and read this book in early 2004, at a time when I didn't write reviews. I read it, I found it wanting and was deeply annoyed at the time that such a book could even be... Read morePublished on March 28, 2012 by JPS
Marx foolishly taught that history had an inevitable direction. Roman historians, living during the early years of Caesar Augustus might have agreed. Read morePublished on January 26, 2012 by Ron Braithwaite