Mutina 43 BC - 
      Nic Fields
    
      Peter Dennis
    
      Paul Kime
    
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Mutina 43 BC

Mark Antony's struggle for survival

; Peter Dennis (Illustratør) ; Paul Kime (Bidragsyter) ; Bounford.com Bounford.com (Bidragsyter)

In the aftermath of the murder of Gaius Julius Caesar, his self-declared successor Mark Antony struggled to hold together his legacy. Following an abortive coup attempt by Caesar’s adopted son Octavian, two of Antony’s legions declared for him, leading to a renewed outbreak of civil war. Les mer
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In the aftermath of the murder of Gaius Julius Caesar, his self-declared successor Mark Antony struggled to hold together his legacy. Following an abortive coup attempt by Caesar’s adopted son Octavian, two of Antony’s legions declared for him, leading to a renewed outbreak of civil war. Antony moved into northern Italy and invaded the city of Mutina, which was held by Decimus Brutus. There they were quickly sandwiched between the city walls on one side and the newly arrived Senate-backed forces of Octavian on the other.

These two heirs of Caesar then fought to claim their former mentor’s legacy. Fully illustrated with specially commissioned artwork and maps, this is the full story of the battles which would see Octavian move from being a young, inexperienced aristocrat to the dominating figure of Augustus.
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Forlag: Osprey Publishing
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 96
ISBN: 9781472831200
Format: 25 x 18 cm
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Origins of the campaign/ Chronology/ Opposing commanders/ Opposing armies/ Orders of battle/ Opposing plans/ The campaign/ Aftermath/ The battlefields today/ Further reading/ Index
Dr Nic Fields started his career as a biochemist before joining the Royal Marines. Having left the military, he went back to university and completed a BA and PhD in Ancient History at the University of Newcastle. He was Assistant Director at the British School at Athens, Greece, and then a lecturer in Ancient History at the University of Edinburgh. Nic is now a freelance author and researcher based in south-west France.

Peter Dennis was born in 1950. Inspired by contemporary magazines such as Look and Learn he studied illustration at Liverpool Art College. Peter has since contributed to hundreds of books, predominantly on historical subjects, including many Osprey titles. A keen wargamer and model maker, he is based in Nottinghamshire, UK.