Seasons Mosaic, Carthage
The figure of March on this fragment of floor mosaic stands pointing at a swallow in a tree behind an altar. April holds a pair of castanets, dancing in front of an altar of Venus. From Carthage, modern-day Tunisia. Second half of the 4th...
Vases & Rainbow Mosaic, Carthage
Vases linked by rainbows with various animals and flowers in between on a fllor mosaic. Below the upper row of vases is a spring, inscribed Fontes, at which 2 animals are drinking. From Carthage, modern-day Tunisia. 4th or 5th century CE...
Hunting Mosaic, Carthage
This hunting scene from a mosaic pavement shows a horseman roping a stag. The pavement is one of a common North African type, depicting a favorite pastime of wealthy landowners. Since the horseman wears a Germanic dress, he has been identified...
Hunting Mosaic, Carthage
This is part of a hunting scene from a pavement showing a boar confronting a hunting dog. The pavement is one of a common North African type, depicting a favourite pastime of wealthy landowners. From Carthage, modern-day Tunisia. Late 5th...
Map of Roman Buildings in Carthage
Rough map of modern Carthage showing remaining ruins from Punic and Roman Era.
Carthage during the Punic Wars
Map of the Carthaginian Empire and its losses during the Punic Wars.
Battle of the Romans and Barbarians (Ludovisi Battle Sarcophagus), c. 250-260 C.E.
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=m4raOIxsbaU Battle of the Romans and Barbarians (Ludovisi Battle Sarcophagus), c. 250-260 C.E. (Museo Nazionale Romano-Palazzo Altemps, Rome) Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth...
Genocide in the Ancient World (Documentary)
Genocide is often viewed as a particular feature of our own current age. This perception largely stems from the terrible events which took place during World War Two in the 20th century CE in the parts of Europe occupied by the Nazis. However...
The History of Europe: Every Year
This video shows the borders and populations of each country in Europe, for every year since 400 BC. Vassal states and colonies are not included in the count of a country's population. Sources : 1. Population : - Angus Maddison...
The Battle of Cannae 216 B.C.E. - History of Hannibal and The Punic Wars
DOWNLOAD THE FREE PODCAST EPISODES https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/f... or for Android users: http://fphistory.libsyn.com The Battle of Cannae was one of the most spectacular military victories in history. It was Hannibal's masterpiece...