Christopher L. H. Barnes. Images and Insults. Ancient Historiography and the Outbreak of the Tarentine War. Historia - Einzelschriften, Band 187. Herausgegeben von Kai Brodersen, Mortimer Chambers, Martin Jehne, François Paschoud und Hildegard Temporini. Franz Steiner, Stuttgart, 2005. 170 Seiten
The Pyrrhic War attracted a great deal of attention in antiquity as the first contest between the burgeoning Roman Empire and the powers of the Hellenistic world. While blame for the initiation of hostilities fell squarely upon the polity of the Tarentines, scholars have long been wary of accounts relating how this conflict began.