The Punic Wars



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The Punic Wars


The Punic Wars was three battles between Rome and Cathrige from 264 BC to 146 BC.They say the punic wars w The Second Punic War, also referred to as The Hannibalic War, (by the Romans) The War Against Hannibal, or "The Carthaginian War", lasted from 218 to 201 BC[1] and involved combatants in the western and eastern Mediterranean. This was the second major war between Carthage and the Roman Republic, with the crucial as the biggest war between Rome and Cathrige .The Romans won the punic wars. The Third Punic War (Latin: Tertium Bellum Punicum) (149–146 BC) was the third and last of the Punic Wars fought between the former Phoenician colony of Carthage and the Roman Republic. The Punic Wars were named because of the Roman name for

Roman Armor


A Roman wore a linen undershirt and a tunic made out of wool. A helmet protects the neck , head , and most of the face. The amour is made from metal strips that is connected with clips the amour is be ROMAN Battles A Roman wore a linen undershirt and a tunic made out of wool. A helmet protects the neck , head , and most of the face. The amour is made from metal strips that is connected with clips the amour is bendy enough to bend. The shoulders are protected by curved metal strip.

THE SWORD WAS VERY IMPORTANT. IT WAS LIGHT AND SHORT (NO MORE THAN 50 CM) SO SOLDIERS CAN USE FOR STABING QUICKLY

A SOLDIER CARRIED TWO SPEARS TO THROW AT THE ENEMY. THE SPEARS WERE JUST OVER TWO METRES* LONG AND THEY WERE DESIGNED TO BEND AND STICK IN THE ENEMY'S SHIELD SO HE CANNOT USE IT TO PROTECT HIMSELF. THEY WERE DIFFICULT TO PULL OUT AND WILL BEND ON IMPACT, SO THEY COULDN'T BE THROWN BACK AT THE ATTACKING ROMAN SOLDIERS . THE PUGIO WAS A SMALL DAGGER USED BY ROMAN SOLDIERS AS A SIDEARM. IT WAS WORN ON LEFT SIDE

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ROMAN WEAPONS

LINK TO VIDEO Roman Legion under Titus Flamininus soundly defeated the Macedonian Army led by Philip V. This battle was important because the successors of Greek leader



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