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...
Amazing! Hannibal's Elephants of War - Explore - BBC
A fascinating short video from the BBC documentary Hannibal: The Man, The Myth, The Mystery charting the rise and fall of the Carthage Warrior. Historians analyse the psychological advantages to using Elephants in battle. Watch more high...
Carthage - Engineering an Empire - Full Documentary
The port city of Carthage was an ancient superpower. It brought with it revolutionary new ideas and rivalled Rome in wealth and influence.
Hanno African Voyage
A documentary based on the journal of the 5th century BCE Carthaginian explorer Hanno.
Punic Houses, Kerkouane
The ruins of houses in the Phoenician city of Kerkouane (modern-day Tunisia) Almost every house in the town has its own bathtub and had signinum floors decorated with marble tesserae. The city of Kerkouane was probably abandoned during the...
Carthage during the Punic Wars
Map of the Carthaginian Empire and its losses during the Punic Wars.
A Punic gilded bronze cuirass from Ksour Essaf, 3rd-2nd century BCE. (Bardo National Museum, Tunisia)
Carthaginian Tombstone for Gemellus
This limestone monument was set up in a cemetery in Carthage, in memory of a man called Gemellus. The inscription towards the base is written in Phoenician, the native language of ancient Carthage, often known as Punic, and states "This tombstone...
Map of Hannibals Route into Italy
Hannibal's route into Italy in the Second Punic war.
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...