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The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: Ciao, Bella

This week on our favorite show, Rich Women Doing Things, the rich women did things. They greeted the first man to ever lend them a dress like Scipio Africanus returning in victory from the Second Punic War with a face smoothed with the miracles of modern science. During the middle ... More »

What I’ve been reading

1. Kathryn Lomas, The Rise of Rome: From the Iron Age to the Punic Wars.  A very thorough, reasonable, and well-researched account and synthesis of what we know about the origins of the Roman empire.  By my standards it is insufficiently concerned with generalizations, but I do understand how many might consider that an advantage. Show More Summary

Review of Hannibal by Patrick N. Hunt

My usual reference for Hannibal’s campaign against the Romans (218-202) is The Punic Wars by Brian Caven, published in 1992. Of course, we also have Polybius and Livy who were closer to the action, but not contemporary to it. Polybius was born in 200 BC and was brought the Rome in 167 BC as a hostage. Show More Summary

Unique Punic War lion helmet found off Sicilian coast

A team of divers have made a unique discovery on the seabed off the coast of Sicily: a Punic War-era helmet with a lion decoration. It is a Montefortino helmet, a Celtic style that was spread from central Europe down the boot of Italy to Western Europe. They typically are a half ovoid shape with […]

The True History Of The Punic Wars Is Finally Revealed In 'Godzilla: Rage Across Time' #4 [Preview]

They've never really gotten around to the real question that I think we all want answered: What would've happened in the Second Punic War if Hannibal's crossing of the Alps had been stopped by Godzilla? Fortunately, Ulises Farinas, Erik...Show More Summary

EARTH: On the trail of Hannibal's army -- and elephants -- in the Alps

Alexandria, VA - During the Second Punic War, Hannibal, in a brazen move, led a massive army over the Alps, surprising the Romans from the supposedly impenetrable northern border. The exact route Hannibal took is unknown, although some geographic information can be gleaned from historical accounts such as those of the Roman writer Polybius. Show More Summary

The End Of A Republican Party

Analysis and research by Harry Enten and David Nield. Legend has it that after leveling Carthage in the Third Punic War, Roman army generals ordered that the city’s fields be sown with salt so that they’d lie fallow for years, Roman generals not being particularly well known for their benevolence in victory. Many Republicans think […]

Visualizing The Greatest Economic Collapses In History

The very first major economic collapse in recorded history occurred in 218-202 BC when the Roman Empire experienced money troubles after the Second Punic War. As a result, bronze and silver currencies were devalued. As depicts in the video below economic collapses date back thousands of years. Show More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 10/18/15

A Punic Pegasus: Sicilian dekadrachm from the 1st Punic War (ca. 264-260) with the legend B'RST (in the land?) — Edward Zarrow (@drzarrow) October 18, 2015 Not everyone's interested in philosophy, Socrates…. Show More Summary

Levin, The Death of Carthage

PUNIC WATCH: THE DEATH OF CARTHAGE is Released.Author Robin E. Levin takes inspiration from Titus Livius' account of the Second Punic War to pen her new historical fiction novel, "The Death of Carthage: Second Edition" (published byShow More Summary

The Punic Wars meet Italian football

PUNIC WATCH: Lotito: 'Lazio's Punic Wars' (Football Italia ).Lazio President Claudio Lotito said his team goes into “three Punic Wars” against Sampdoria, Roma and Napoli.[...]

Son souvenir vivra parmi les âges

3 years agoArts : Parterre Box

On this day in 218 BC, in the Battle of the Trebia of the Second Punic War, Hannibal's Carthaginian forces defeated those of the Roman Republic.

The Roman Assault on Carthage and the Role the Great Harbor played in it.

The Third Punic War was the inevitable result of treaty that was too restrictive and a long standing feud that couldn't be mitigated. After defeat in the Second war in 202 B.C, Carthage was prohibited from attacking any friend of Rome and also required to pay reparations to the victor. Show More Summary

Ancient Shipwreck Dates to Time When Rome Still Ruled

Scientists in Italy are teaming up with highly skilled divers from Florida to carefully sift through an ancient shipwreck dating back thousands of years—to the second Punic Wars between Rome and Carthage from 218BC to 201BC. It could be one of the oldest shipwrecks in the Mediterranean, and is...

On the Punic Wars

PUNIC WATCH: A number of articles relating to the Punic Wars have been piling up in my inbox. Here they are:First, a series of brief, vivid, popular articles on the Punic Wars by Travis Simpson in the Courier News.The First Punic War History time, folks.I like Hannibal, son of Hamilcar Barca. Show More Summary

Social Conflict in the Roman Republic

At the end of the Third Punic War, in 146 B.C, the Roman Republic was ascendant. The Carthaginians had been defeated once and for all, the city of Carthage was razed, and salt was poured over its ground to symbolize utter destruction. Show More Summary

Putin's Wars v Punic Wars

I am reading a book at the moment on the life of the great general Hannibal whose skill and courage on and off the battlefield came within a whisker of destroying the mighty Roman Empire. I was struck by the following paragraph which...Show More Summary

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