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Siege of Carthage
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Siege of Carthage

An artist's impression of what the Roman siege of Carthage may have looked like during the Third Punic War, 149-146 BCE.
Carthage Under Siege
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Carthage Under Siege

An artist's impression of what the Roman siege of Carthage may have looked like during the Third Punic War, 149-146 BCE.
Battle of Cape Ecnomus
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Battle of Cape Ecnomus

A modern recreation of the Battle of Cape Ecnomus (256 BCE) by Radu Oltean. The battle was fought between the forces of the Roman Republic, led by Marcus Atilius Regulus and Lucius Manlius Vulso Longus, and the Carthaginian navy led by Hamilcar...
Italian Penninsula
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Italian Penninsula

Principal areas of the Italian penninsula and its vincinity up to the Second Punic War (218 BC).
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...
Yorks v Lancasters - The Wars of the Roses
Collectionby Mark Cartwright

Yorks v Lancasters - The Wars of the Roses

The Wars of the Roses (1455-1487 CE) was a four-decade struggle between two branches of the descendants of Edward III of England (r. 1327-1377 CE). These two family groups: the Lancasters and Yorks, would swap places on the throne of England...
Macedon
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Macedon

Macedon was an ancient kingdom located in the north of the Greek peninsula first inhabited by the Mackednoi tribe who, according to Herodotus, were the first to call themselves 'Hellenes' (later applied to all Greeks) and who gave the land...
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...
Hellenistic Warfare
Definitionby Donald L. Wasson

Hellenistic Warfare

When Alexander the Great died in 323 BCE, he left behind an empire devoid of leadership. Without a named successor or heir, the old commanders simply divided the kingdom among themselves. For the next three decades, they fought a lengthy...
Carthaginian Art
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Carthaginian Art

The art of the Carthaginians was an eclectic mix of influences and styles, which included Egyptian motifs, Greek fashion, Phoenician gods, and Etruscan patterns. Precious metals, ivory, glass, terracotta, and stone were transformed into highly...