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Mark Cartwright
by Johnny Shumate
published on 07 June 2016

An artist's impression of a Balearic slinger. The islanders were renowned in the ancient world for their accuracy and were employed in the Carthaginian army during the Punic Wars.

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APA Style

Shumate, J. (2016, June 07). Balearic Slinger. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

Chicago Style

Shumate, Johnny. "Balearic Slinger." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 07, 2016.

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Shumate, Johnny. "Balearic Slinger." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Jun 2016. Web. 05 Feb 2023.