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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.
Map of Hannibals Route into Italy
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Map of Hannibals Route into Italy

Hannibal's route into Italy in the Second Punic war.
Hannibal's Major Battles in Italy
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Hannibal's Major Battles in Italy

A map showing the location of three of the most important battles won by Carthaginian general Hannibal against Rome during the Second Punic War between 218 and 201 BCE. Lake Trasimene in June 217 BCE, Trebia River in December 218 BCE, and...
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.
Scipio Africanus Bust
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Scipio Africanus Bust

Scipio Africanus the Elder: The Roman general Scipio earned the surname Africanus after his victory at the Battle of Zama, which ended the Second Punic War in 202 BCE. This bust of Scipio Africanus the Elder is at the National Archeological...
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).
Carthage and its Harbour
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Carthage and its Harbour

This is a 3D rendition of what Carthage might have looked like at the height of its power. In the foreground you can see the Cothon, the city's famous military harbour.
Tophet of Carthage
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Tophet of Carthage

A section of the cemetery of ancient Carthage (modern Tunisia). Used between c. 400 and 200 BCE, the grave stelae on the site were usually set up above an urn of cremated remains of the deceased.
Battle of Cannae - Initial Deployment
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Battle of Cannae - Initial Deployment

Map of the Battle of Cannae showing the initial deployment and the Roman attack.
Battle of Cannae - Destruction of the Roman Army
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Battle of Cannae - Destruction of the Roman Army

Map of the Battle of Cannae showing how Hannibal encircles and defeats the Roman army.