Total War History: Battle of Cannae (Part 2/5)


Jan van der Crabben
by THFE Productions
published on 15 April 2014

Hannibal has shattered every Roman army in his path. In response the senate summoned a monster to slay the Punic foe. The beast they called upon would be the largest combined force ever assembled by Rome so far. The equivalent of 16 legions took up arms... we shall now take a closer look at this force

Documentary Sources:
"The Ghosts of Cannae" by Robert L. O'Connell
"The Fall of Carthage" by Adrian Goldsworthy
"In the Name of Rome" by Adrian Goldsworthy
"Soldiers and Ghosts" by J. E. Lendon

A special thanks to the discussions over at r/AskHistorians!

The game, Total War: Rome II, was used with the following mods:
-Divide et Impera
-Special Effects Enhancement Mod
-Arcade Graphical Effects Removal

Music: (in order of appearance)
"Rome Theme" - Rome Total War
"Main Theme" - Total War: Rome II
"Through the Woods" - Ryse: Son of Rome
"Credits" - Total War: Rome II
"Journey to Rome" - Rome Total War

Equipment used:
Blue Snowball -USB microphone
Audacity - audio editing
Shadow Play - gameplay recording
Power Director 10 - video editing
PhotoShop - graphics

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