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
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...
Map of Hannibals Route into Italy
Hannibal's route into Italy in the Second Punic war.
Map of Europe in 220 BC
Approximate borders in Europe around 220 BC. Based on the Pengiun Atlas of History.
Carthaginian War Elephant
An artist's rendition of a Carthaginian war elephant during the Punic Wars with Rome.
Campaigns of the Second Punic War
A map illustrating the campaigns of the Second Punic War (218-201 BCE).
Battle of Cannae - Initial Deployment
Map of the Battle of Cannae showing the initial deployment and the Roman attack.
Map of Lepcis Magna
Map (rough) of ancient Leptis Magna, Libya, own work composed from various map references.
Phoenician/Punic Necklace with Amulets
Phoenician or Carthaginian amulets in the form of bearded heads made of sand-core glass, 4th-3rd century BCE (Cagliari, Museo Archeologico Nazionale).
A Punic gilded bronze cuirass from Ksour Essaf, 3rd-2nd century BCE. (Bardo National Museum, Tunisia)