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Hannibal
Book Reviewby Patrick N Hunt

Hannibal

Hannibal by Patrick N. Hunt is the story of a Carthaginian military genius who was one of the most influential players in Roman history, though he is only popularly remembered as the man with the elephants that crossed the Alps. Because of...
Interview: Empire of the Black Sea by Duane Roller
Interviewby Patrick Goodman

Interview: Empire of the Black Sea by Duane Roller

Multiple Fulbright Award-winning Duane Roller joins us to talk about his new book, Empire of the Black Sea. The first thorough analysis in English of the dynasty as a whole, Empire of the Black Sea chronicles each ruler of the Mithridatic...
Hannibal Riding a War Elephant
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Hannibal Riding a War Elephant

An artist's impression of how Carthaginian general Hannibal may have appeared riding a war elephant.
Hannibal's Major Battles in Italy
Imageby Frank Martini

Hannibal's Major Battles in Italy

A map showing the location of three of the most important battles won by Carthaginian general Hannibal against Rome during the Second Punic War between 218 and 201 BCE. Lake Trasimene in June 217 BCE, Trebia River in December 218 BCE, and...
Battles of the Roman Republic
Collectionby Mark Cartwright

Battles of the Roman Republic

In this collection we look at some of the most significant battles that shaped the history of the Roman Republic. There were defeats such as at Allia River to the Celts in 390 BCE or at Cannae in 216 BCE when the Carthaginians led by Hannibal...
Carthaginian Naval Warfare
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Carthaginian Naval Warfare

The Carthaginians were famed in antiquity for their seafaring skills and innovation in ship design. The empire their navy protected stretched from Sicily to the Atlantic coast of Africa. Able to match the tyrants of Sicily and the Hellenistic...
Marcus Claudius Marcellus
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Marcus Claudius Marcellus

Marcus Claudius Marcellus (c. 270-208 BCE) was a five-time consul and, earning the nickname the 'Sword of Rome', he was one of the city's greatest military commanders. Active in both the First and Second Punic Wars, he also won honours for...
Hannibal Barca Statue
Imageby Carole Raddato

Hannibal Barca Statue

Hannibal Barca, by S├ębastien Slodtz (1704 CE), counting the rings of the Roman knights who were killed at the Battle of Cannae (216 BCE), from the Gardens of the Tuileries in Paris. Now in Louvre Museum.
Amazing! Hannibal's Elephants of War - Explore - BBC
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Amazing! Hannibal's Elephants of War - Explore - BBC

A fascinating short video from the BBC documentary Hannibal: The Man, The Myth, The Mystery charting the rise and fall of the Carthage Warrior. Historians analyse the psychological advantages to using Elephants in battle. Watch more high...
Hannibal Barca Bust
Imageby Carole Raddato

Hannibal Barca Bust

Modern bust of Hannibal Barca in Cartagena, Spain (Carthaginian Qart Hadasht / Roman Carthago Nova).