Sunday, January 21, 2018

Podcast interview with Patrick Hunt

PUNIC WATCH: What Can An Ancient General Teach Us About Modern Leadership? Patrick N. Hunt discusses his new book on Hannibal and how much of his success was based on solid financing. (Knowledge@Wharton, ValueWalk).
Few military leaders hold as much allure for historians as Hannibal Barca of Carthage (today’s Tunisia). Born in 247 B.C., he is still studied today because of his unparalleled ability to strategize and get inside the mind of his opponent in battle. Archaeologist Patrick N. Hunt, who had been the director of Stanford’s Alpine Archaeology Project, has written a new book about the legendary figure that is simply titled Hannibal. He joined the Knowledge@Wharton show on SiriusXM channel 111 to explain why Hannibal was so intriguing and why his story still endures. An edited transcript of the conversation follows.
For more on Dr. Hunt's new book and his research, see here and links.

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