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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...
Marcus Claudius Marcellus
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Marcus Claudius Marcellus

A Roman period statue of Marcus Claudius Marcellus, general and five-time consul (c. 270-208 BCE). Capitoline Museums, Rome.
Roman Artillery
Articleby Mark Cartwright

Roman Artillery

Roman artillery weapons were instrumental in the successes of the Roman army over centuries and were especially used in siege warfare, both for offence and defence. Principally used in fixed positions or onboard ships, these machines, known...
Battle of Lilybaeum
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Battle of Lilybaeum

An illustration of the Battle of Lilybaeum (Marsala) in 250 BCE, during the Punic Wars. Illustration by Zvonimir Grbasic.
Scipio Africanus the Elder
Imageby Mark Cartwright

Scipio Africanus the Elder

A marble bust of Roman general Scipio Africanus the Elder, 236-183 BCE. (Capitoline Museums, Rome)
Battle of Cannae - Initial Deployment
Imageby The Department of History, United States Military Academy

Battle of Cannae - Initial Deployment

Map of the Battle of Cannae showing the initial deployment and the Roman attack.
Carthaginian War Elephants
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Carthaginian War Elephants

An artist's impression of what an attack by Carthaginian war elephants may have looked like during the Punic Wars of the 3rd century BCE.
Battle of Cannae - Destruction of the Roman Army
Imageby The Department of History, United States Military Academy

Battle of Cannae - Destruction of the Roman Army

Map of the Battle of Cannae showing how Hannibal encircles and defeats the Roman army.
The First Punic War - Part 2
Videoby THFE Productions

The First Punic War - Part 2

Action in Sicily turns into an outright war as the Roman legions press forward! Carthage is on the defensive as she rallies her vast forces and lands a massive army on the island to relieve the besieged city of Agrigentum. Who will control...
Hannibal Riding a War Elephant
Imageby jaci XIII

Hannibal Riding a War Elephant

An artist's impression of how Carthaginian general Hannibal may have appeared riding a war elephant.
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