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Hannibal Barca [Artist's Impression]
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Hannibal Barca [Artist's Impression]

Artist's impression of what Hannibal Barca might have looked like, as depicted in the computer game Total War: ARENA.
The Battle of Lake Trasimene
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The Battle of Lake Trasimene

As Hannibal passed Lake Trasimene, he came to a place very suitable for an ambush, and hearing that Flaminius had broken camp and was pursuing him, made preparations for the impending battle. To the north was a series of heavily forested...
The Battle of Cannae 216 B.C.E. - History of Hannibal and The Punic Wars
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The Battle of Cannae 216 B.C.E. - History of Hannibal and The Punic Wars

DOWNLOAD THE FREE PODCAST EPISODES https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/f... or for Android users: http://fphistory.libsyn.com The Battle of Cannae was one of the most spectacular military victories in history. It was Hannibal's masterpiece...
Hannibal - Rome's Greatest Enemy - Full Documentary
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Hannibal - Rome's Greatest Enemy - Full Documentary

Throughout time there have been several great military leaders, whose leadership skills shaped and defined the path of human civilisation. One such military leader was Hannibal Barca. Hannibal was a Carthaginian general who fought against...
Battle of Cannae - Destruction of the Roman Army
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Battle of Cannae - Destruction of the Roman Army

Map of the Battle of Cannae showing how Hannibal encircles and defeats the Roman army.
Mithridates VI
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Mithridates VI

Mithridates VI (120-63 BCE, also known as Mithradates, Mithradates Eupator Dionysius, Mithridates the Great) was the king of Pontus (modern-day northeastern Turkey) who was regarded by his people as their savior from the oppression of Rome...
The Battle of Zama - Cavalry Charge
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The Battle of Zama - Cavalry Charge

The Battle of Zama (202 BCE). Scipio and Hannibal rearrange their troops in a single line and battle remains stalemate until Roman cavalry returns and attacks Hannibal's infantry at the rear.
Roman Army
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Roman Army

The Roman army, famed for its discipline, organisation, and innovation in both weapons and tactics, allowed Rome to build and defend a huge empire which for centuries would dominate the Mediterranean world and beyond. Overview The Roman...
Territories During the Second Punic War
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Territories During the Second Punic War

The territories involved in the Second Punic War, 218 and 201 BCE. Red = Roman Pink = Roman Allies Blue = Carthaginian Light Blue = Carthaginian Allies
Tarentum
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Tarentum

Tarentum (Taras, modern Taranto), located on the southern coast of Apulia, Italy, was a Greek and then Roman city. Controlling a large area of Magna Graecia and heading the Italiote League, Tarentum, with its excellent harbour, was a strategically...