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, 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/The Gallic Wars/The Roman Invasions of Britain [3 Discs] [DVD]
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.