Battle of Cannae
In 216 BCE, Roman military tactics were still in their infancy...
Battle of the Metaurus
The Battle of the Metaurus (207 BCE) was a military engagement...
According to legend, Carthage was founded by the Phoenician Queen...
The armies of Carthage permitted the city to forge the most powerful...
Carthaginian warfare has been overshadowed by defeat to Rome in...
Hamilcar Barca (c. 285 – c. 228 BCE) was a Carthaginian general...
Hasdrubal Barca (c. 244-207 BCE) was the younger brother of the...
The Punic Wars were a series of conflicts fought between the forces...
Saguntum (modern Sagunto), located near Valencia in Spain, was...
Scipio Africanus the Elder
Scipio Africanus Major (236-183 BCE) received his epithet due to...
Second Punic War
The Second Punic War (aka The Hannibalic War) was fought between...
Elephants in Greek & Roman Warfare
In the search for ever more impressive and lethal weapons to shock...