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The Punic Wars (Hannibal and Hamilcar)
Grade: 1st. En , Despite the vast amount of modern research concerning the Second Punic War, the role in which Roman fleets played has been largely ignored.
Instead, nearly all studies focus on the large-scale infantry engagements featuring Hannibal the Instead, nearly all studies focus on the large-scale infantry engagements featuring Hannibal the Carthaginian general versus the leaders of the Roman Republic.
An analysis of ancient ships and warfare strategies reveals that there were many limitations which hindered the ability of a fleet from operating along coastlines lacking friendly port cities. Due to a combination of geography, strategy, and success in battle Rome was consistently able to exploit these limitations at Carthaginian expense.
The implication being that the efforts of naval forces were a significant factor in the eventual Roman victory.
Hannibal Barca - The Second Punic Wars
De Luca, Interpretazione dei monogrammi riportati sulle dracme e sulle emidracme coniate ad Agrigento nel a. Considerati come cifre, ecco allora che i monogrammi sulle monete greche si rivelano delle interessantissime sequenze numeriche che indicano i quantitativi di moneta a mano a mano coniati. Ebbene, hanno tutte le caratteristiche di numeri in sequenza anche i monogrammi riportati sulle dracme e sulle emidracme coniate ad Agrigento nel a.
The Labors of Hannibal. By portraying himself in the image of the god, Heracles, Hannibal attempted to pull Roman allies to his side with religious By portraying himself in the image of the god, Heracles, Hannibal attempted to pull Roman allies to his side with religious propaganda, which Scipio then usurped in his victory over Hannibal at the end of the war.
Hannibal is left with only a shadow of his true form imprinted upon history. Szczutkowska, W.
Pages in category "Second Punic War"
Wenderlich, Bydgoszcz , s. This is a study of the empire that the Carthaginians established in southern Iberia under the Barcid family from to BCE. Because literary sources are scarce, this empire has never received extended study. Using new archaeological Using new archaeological and numismatic data, this work poses a series of historical questions aimed at exploring empire as interaction, emphasizing the relations between Carthaginians and the local people they sought to control in Iberia.
The second chapter considers the economic impact that the empire entailed for Carthaginians as well as for locals in Iberia. Many Carthaginians profited from new trade stimulated by soldiers and colonists abroad, which were funded by mining operations and extractions from locals.
While many locals in Iberia suffered under Carthaginian exploitation, some allies appear to have taken advantage of new bodies of consumers to exchange their products to feed Carthaginian soldiers and laborers.
The third chapter examines coinage to consider how Carthaginian minting authorities utilized imagery of Melqart-Herakles to legitimate conquest and stimulate interaction with local worshippers. It also examines local reactions to Carthage through civic minting, which reflects local strategies of shaping claims to civic autonomy and power. The final chapter considers the strategies and resources Carthaginians employed to coerce local inhabitants in relation with the potential for cooperation and negotiation with locals facilitated by shared cultural practices.
This concluding chapter argues that previous interactions with Carthage and especially indigenous interactions with local communities with Punic cultural backgrounds fostered common ground among Carthaginians and locals, enabling negotiation and the legitimation of unequal power dynamics.
Related Topics. Follow Following. Andrea Palladio.
Carthage History. Roman History. Second Punic War. Punic Wars. Hannibal Barca.
Military History. Carthage Archaeology.
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