A Roman coin depicting a praetorian galley. Silver denarius of Mark Antony, 32-31 BCE. (Archaeological Museum, Tarragona...
The Punic Wars were a series of conflicts fought between the forces of ancient Carthage and Rome between 264 BCE and...
Roman Anchor Reconstruction
A reconstruction of a Roman ship's anchor. Late Imperial period. (Archaeological Museum, Tarragona, Spain)
Roman artillery weapons were instrumental in the successes of the Roman army over centuries and were especially used...
Cavalry, although never replacing infantry as the mainstay of the Roman army, could provide useful cover on the flanks...
Roman Naval Attack on Carthage
An artist's impression of what the Roman naval attack on Carthage may have looked like during the Third Punic War, 149-146...
Roman Naval Vessel
A marble relief depicting a Roman naval vessel with a ram on the prow. Augustan period from the Palatine, Rome. (Forum Museum...
Roman Naval Warfare
A scene depicting Roman naval ships in battle.
Roman Rudder Decoration
An early 1st century CE bronze lion, a typical decoration used to crown the rudder shaft of Roman warships. (Palazzo Massimo...
Roman Shipbuilding & Navigation
Unlike today, where shipbuilding is based on science and where ships are built using computers and sophisticated tools, shipbuilding...