The three Punic Wars between Carthage and Rome took place over nearly a century, beginning in 264 B.C. and ending with the destruction of Carthage in 146 B.C.

Hannibal advanced from Carthago (Tunisia) -->Europe-->Italian Alps--> italy.

Rome: The Punic Wars - Chapter 1: The First Punic War. Mystery of History Volume 1, Lesson 91 #MOHI91

Ancient History Greece - Rome: The Punic Wars - Chapter The First Punic War. Mystery of History Volume Lesson 91

Carthaginian Territory in the 3rd century BC

Map of the first and second Punic wars (Rome vs. Carthage) Mystery of History Volume Lesson 91

“Punic Wars” Fig. III Nicholas Subkov (Николай Зубков)

Arms and armor of Roman Republic soldiers at the time of the Punic wars. Left front, the armour of a principes and hastati, right the veteran triarii. The back figure represents an Italian ally or a velite, skirmish infantry.

The port of ancient Carthage.   The Roman control began with the victory in the 3rd Punic War in 146 BCE.  This truly would have been worth living to see....One of the strongest city-states in the world at that time.

The PORT OF ANCIENT CARTHAGE, on the northern coast of AFRICA. The Roman control began with the victory in the Punic War in 146 BCE. This truly would have been worth living to see.One of the strongest city-states in the world at that time.

The Legions of Rome: The Punic Wars [DVD]

The Legions of Rome: The Punic Wars [DVD]

The Legions of Rome: The Punic Wars/The Gallic Wars/The Roman Invasions of Britain [3 Discs] [DVD]

The Legions of Rome: The Punic Wars/The Gallic Wars/The Roman Invasions of Britain [3 Discs] [DVD]

The Punic Wars were a series of three wars fought between Rome and Carthage from 264 BC to 146 BC. At the time, they were probably the largest wars that had ever taken place. The term Punic comes from the Latin word Punicus (or Poenicus), meaning "Carthaginian", with reference to the Carthaginians' Phoenician ancestry.

Hannibal's feat in crossing the Alps with 3 dozen war elephants, though many of them did not survive, passed into European legend.

1853 Lays of Ancient Rome Macaulay ROMAN Poetry Horatius Punic Wars Huguenots.  “Lays of Ancient Rome” by Thomas B Macaulay is a series of popular poems and heroic events in Roman history, the most famous of them being ‘Horatius’. The Roman ballads include a brief introduction, in which Macaulay sought to write poems that resembled poetry that might have been spoken in ancient Rome.

1853 Lays of Ancient Rome Macaulay ROMAN Poetry Horatius Punic Wars Huguenots. “Lays of Ancient Rome” by Thomas B Macaulay is a series of popular poems and heroic events in Roman history, the most famous of them being ‘Horatius’. The Roman ballads include a brief introduction, in which Macaulay sought to write poems that resembled poetry that might have been spoken in ancient Rome.

Gilded bronze cuirass, Phoenician, Ksour-es-Sal, Tunisia, 3rd C. B.C., dates to the Punic Wars with Rome. Musee du Bardo, Tunis, Tunisia

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Armor from Carthage. Gilded bronze cuirass, Phoenician, Ksour-es-Sal Tunisia C. Carthaginian breastplate dates to the Punic Wars with Rome.

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