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A short history of the ancient city of Carthage, from the time of its founding through its destruction at the conclusion of the Third Punic War.

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A short history of the ancient city of Carthage, from the time of its founding through its destruction at the conclusion of the Third Punic War.

    Episode 14 (The Third Punic War)

    Episode 14 (The Third Punic War)

    Rome decides Carthage, which had long ago ceased to be a threat, must be destroyed. Following a siege of several years, the city falls.

    • 15 min
    Episode 13 (Defeat and Rebirth)

    Episode 13 (Defeat and Rebirth)

    The Second Punic War shifts to North Africa, and Carthage is forced to negotiate a surrender. Under an enforced peace, Carthage shifts its focus to trade becoming wealthy and prosperous.

    • 11 min
    Episode 12 (The Second Punic War, Part 03)

    Episode 12 (The Second Punic War, Part 03)

    The war in Italy shifts away from great battles to sieges and skirmishes. Efforts to retake Sicily fail. Spain falls.

    • 18 min
    Episode 11 (The Second Punic War, Part 02)

    Episode 11 (The Second Punic War, Part 02)

    Hannibal scores his greatest victories at Lake Trasimene and Cannae.

    • 16 min
    Episode 10 (The Second Punic War, Part 01)

    Episode 10 (The Second Punic War, Part 01)

    Hannibal crosses the Alps and defeats the Romans at the River Po and Trebia.

    • 20 min
    Episode 09 (Between the Wars)

    Episode 09 (Between the Wars)

    The Mercenary War and betrayal by Rome.

    • 12 min

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