Great Battles in History

Cannae, Part 4-The First Punic War

October 04, 2020 Darryl Dee Season 1 Episode 2
Great Battles in History
Cannae, Part 4-The First Punic War
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Great Battles in History
Cannae, Part 4-The First Punic War
Oct 04, 2020 Season 1 Episode 2
Darryl Dee

War was not inevitable between Rome and Carthage. But in 264 BCE, they were drawn into conflict over Sicily. The result was the First Punic War, a twenty-three-year-long struggle that pushed both republics to their limits. In the end, Rome was triumphant and Carthage humbled.


Show Notes

War was not inevitable between Rome and Carthage. But in 264 BCE, they were drawn into conflict over Sicily. The result was the First Punic War, a twenty-three-year-long struggle that pushed both republics to their limits. In the end, Rome was triumphant and Carthage humbled.