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Hannibal Riding a War Elephant
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Hannibal Riding a War Elephant

An artist's impression of how Carthaginian general Hannibal may have appeared riding a war elephant.
Scipio Africanus the Elder
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Scipio Africanus the Elder

A marble bust of Roman general Scipio Africanus the Elder, 236-183 BCE. (Capitoline Museums, Rome)
Hamilcar Barca
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Hamilcar Barca

Carthaginian silver dishekel. The head has been identified as Hamilcar Barca (c. 285 – c. 228 BCE). Minted in Carthago Nova, Spain, 237-227 BCE.
Carthaginian Mercenaries
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Carthaginian Mercenaries

An artist's impression of how a troop of Carthaginian mercenaries may have appeared in battle formation.
Battle of Cape Ecnomus
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Battle of Cape Ecnomus

A modern recreation of the Battle of Cape Ecnomus (256 BCE) by Radu Oltean. The battle was fought between the forces of the Roman Republic, led by Marcus Atilius Regulus and Lucius Manlius Vulso Longus, and the Carthaginian navy led by Hamilcar...
Carthaginian Sacred Band Hoplite
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Carthaginian Sacred Band Hoplite

A Carthaginian hoplite from the Sacred Band, the army corps composed of Carthaginian citizens. Taken from a coin of Syracuse, 4th century BCE.
Marcus Claudius Marcellus
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Marcus Claudius Marcellus

A Roman period statue of Marcus Claudius Marcellus, general and five-time consul (c. 270-208 BCE). Capitoline Museums, Rome.
Wars of Roses 1455-1487 CE - English Civil Wars DOCUMENTARY
Video by Kings and Generals

Wars of Roses 1455-1487 CE - English Civil Wars DOCUMENTARY

In this new Kings and Generals animated historical documentary, we will cover the Wars of the Roses, describing one of the first Civil Wars in English history. The Hundred Years' War is over and the descendants of Edward III of England...
Wars of the Roses
Definition by Mark Cartwright

Wars of the Roses

The Wars of the Roses (1455-1487 CE) was a dynastic conflict between the English nobility and monarchy which led to four decades of intermittent battles, executions, and murder plots. The elite of England was split into two...
The Carthaginians (Peoples of the Ancient World)
Book Review by Dexter Hoyos

The Carthaginians (Peoples of the Ancient World)

The Carthaginians were obliterated by the Romans in the Third Punic War, and their history has, ever since, suffered for it. Even their name has largely been replaced by the brutal sounding ‘Punic’, from the Latin punicus. In...