Dr Louis Rawlings
Telephone:+44( 0)29 208 75744
Fax:+44(0)29 208 74929
Location:John Percival Building, 4.02
- Ancient warfare (Greek, Roman Republican, Italian, Gallic, Carthaginian)
- Warrior values and display
- State formation
- Carthage (including Hannibal)
- Ethnography and history
Louis Rawlings (2010) 'The Carthaginian navy: questions and assumptions', in New Perspectives on Ancient Warfare, eds. G. Fagan and M. Trundle, 253–287. Brill.
Louis Rawlings (2007) The Ancient Greeks at War. Manchester University Press.
Louis Rawlings (2007) Army and battle during the conquest of Italy (350–264 BC), in A Companion to the Roman Army, ed. P. Erdkamp, 45–62. Blackwell.
Louis Rawlings (2007) Hannibal the Cannibal? Polybius on Barcid atrocities, Cardiff Historical Papers (Cardiff University) read online
Louis Rawlings and Hugh Bowden (eds.) (2005) Herakles and Hercules: Exploring a Graeco-Roman Divinity. Classical Press of Wales.
Carthaginian Warfare (6th to 2nd centuries BC)
- Greek Values - 10 credits (HS3309)
- Rome and Carthage - 20 credits (HS3333)
- Ancient Warfare - 20 credits (HST009)
- Understanding Texts - 10 credits (HST011)
- The Early Celts - 40 credits (HST533)
I have supervised PhDs on various aspects of Greek and Roman military history, Greek social history, and historiography. I am happy to consider supervising topics relating to Greek, Roman Republican and Carthaginian warfare and society.