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  Carthage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
By the beginning of the 5th century BC, Carthage was the commercial center of the region, a position it would retain until overthrown by the Roman Republic.
In 315 BC Agathocles, the tyrant of Syracuse, seized the city of Messene (present-day Messina).
In 311 BC he invaded the last Carthaginian holdings on Sicily, breaking the terms of the current peace treaty, and laid siege to Akragas.
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 Lusitania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The investigator Lambrino defended that the Lusitanians were a tribal group of Celt origin related to the Lusoni (a tribe that have inhabited the east of Iberia).
The Lusitani are mentioned for the first time in Livy (218 BC) and are described as Carthaginian mercenaries; they are reported as fighting against Rome in 194 BC, sometimes allied with the Celtiberians.
In 179 BC the praetor celebrated a triumph over the Lusitani, but in 155 BC, on the command of Punicus (perhaps a Carthaginian general) first and Cesarus after, the Lusitani reached Gibraltar.
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 Punic Wars - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The First Punic War (264 BC - 241 BC) was primarily a naval war.
The Second Punic War (218 BC - 202 BC) is famous for Hannibal's crossing of the Alps.
The Third Punic War (149 BC - 146 BC) resulted in the destruction of Carthage.
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 Tarraconesis (Hispania)
According to the historian Livy, Rome first made Spain a province in 218 BC when the senate declared that Hispania should be one of the two areas (the other being "Africa with Sicily") named for the consuls of the year.
Sertorius was appointed governor of Hispania Citerior in 83 BC.
In 13 BC the provincial scheme of Spain was revised.
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 MSN Encarta - Hannibal (general)
Hannibal (general) (247-183 bc), Carthaginian general, son of Hamilcar Barca, whose march on Rome from Spain across the Alps in 218-217 bc remains one of the greatest feats in military history.
Hasdrubal, however, was surprised, defeated, and slain by the Roman consul Gaius Claudius Nero in the Battle of the Metaurus (Metauro) River.
In 202 bc, after 15 years, and with the military fortunes of Carthage rapidly declining, Hannibal was recalled to Africa to direct the defense of his country against a Roman invasion under Scipio Africanus the Elder.
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 All Empires - Carthage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hannibal was born in 247, and was the son of Hamilcar Barca.
In 218 BC, he cross the Alps in 14 days with his famous elephants, and defeat the Romans in battle after battle.
In 202 BC, he was called back to Africa to stop a Roman invation, where he was defeated for the first time by the Roman general Scipio Africanus at the battle of Zama.
www.allempires.com /empires/carthage/carthage1.htm   (810 words)

  
 Second Punic War: 218-202 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
218-202 BC The Second Punic War, fought between Carthage and the Roman Republic from 218-202 BC, marked the end of major Carthaginian military opposition to Rome.
In 218 BC, Hannibal took control of the Greek city and Roman ally, Saguntum, and set up a strong Carthaginian base there.
In 202 BC, with about 45,000 infantry and 3,000 cavalry, Hannibal marched inland to Zama away from Carthage to draw Scipio away from the capital.
www.northpark.edu /history/WebChron/Mediterranean/2ndPunic.html   (1249 words)

  
 Roman Empire at 218 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Roman Empire at 218 BC at the outbreak of the Second Punic War
Conquest of Sicily, except for Syracusan territory - 241 BC
Annexation of Corsica - 238 BC Annexation of Sardinia - 238 BC
www.roman-empire.net /maps/empire/extent/218bc.html   (36 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Print Preview - Punic Wars
His son Hannibal became commander of the Carthaginian forces in this area in 221 bc, and in 219 bc he attacked and captured Saguntum, a Spanish city allied with Rome.
In the spring of 218 bc Hannibal swiftly marched a large army through Spain and Gaul and across the Alps to attack the Romans in Italy before they could complete their preparations for war.
Leading an army of untrained recruits, he was decisively defeated by Scipio at the Battle of Zama in 202 bc.
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 K.U.Leuven - Fayum Project
Autodike is attested in some 37 documents (82 attestations) ranging from the 3rd century BC till the 3rd century AD.
In 218 BC a building plot in Autodike was leased for 99 years (P.Enteuxeis 66).
The granary of Autodike is mentioned in the 3rd century BC and the 2nd century AD.
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 Archimedes' Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At the beginning of the third century BC, the Mediterranean basin was controlled by the Carthaginians in the west and the Greeks in the east.
However, upon his death in 215 BC he was succeeded by his 15-year-old grandson Hieronymos who began negotiations with Hannibal.
Hiernoymos was assassinated in 214 BC, leading to civil war in Syracuse between the pro-Carthaginian and pro-Roman factions.
departments.weber.edu /physics/carroll/Archimedes/times.htm   (295 words)

  
 Second Punic War, 218-201 BC
The key event of his time in charge was that in c.226 BC he signed a treaty with Rome agreeing not to interfere north of the River Ebro.
The battle of Cannae (2 August 216 BC), was one of the worst defeats in Roman history.
In 211 BC a new Carthaginian commander, with a slightly reinforced army, led resistance from Agrigentum.
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 Rome: The Punic Wars
In 241 BC, the Carthaginians and Romans signed a treaty in which Carthage had to give up Sicily, which it didn't miss, and to pay an indemnity to pay for the war, which it could well afford.
The Second Punic War: 218-202 BC    By 218 BC, Carthage had built a mighty empire in Spain and grown wealthy and powerful as a result.
The Third Punic War: 149-146 BC    In the years intervening, Rome undertook the conquest of the Hellenistic empires to the east.
www.wsu.edu /~dee/ROME/PUNICWARS.HTM   (1574 words)

  
 hannibalbio
In 221 BC, the army of Carthage chose Hannibal as commander in chief.
Late that same year (218 BC) he defeated the Romans led by General Scipio in the battles of Ticinus (Ticino) and Trebia (Trebbia).
In the spring of 216 BC Hannibal arrived at Cannae (an important grain supply for the Romans).
www.sbceo.k12.ca.us /~vms/carlton/hannibalbio.html   (832 words)

  
 218 BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Centuries: 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC
Decades: 260s BC 250s BC 240s BC 230s BC 220s BC - 210s BC - 200s BC 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC
Years: 223 BC 222 BC 221 BC 220 BC 219 BC - 218 BC - 217 BC 216 BC 215 BC 214 BC 213 BC
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/218_BC   (128 words)

  
 222 BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Decades: 270s BC 260s BC 250s BC 240s BC 230s BC - 220s BC - 210s BC 200s BC 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC
Years: 227 BC 226 BC 225 BC 224 BC 223 BC - 222 BC - 221 BC 220 BC 219 BC 218 BC 217 BC
Marcus Claudius Marcellus leads the Romans to victory in the Battle of Clastidium, conquering the area later known as Cisalpine Gaul.
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 Hannibal Prepares for War (219/218 BC)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
late in the spring of B.C. with an army of 80,000 foot and 12,000 horse.
Early in the spring of 218 having thus made every necessary preparation, Hannibal set out from Carthago Nova, with an army that consisted of, according to Polybius, 90,000 infantry, 12,000 cavalry and a number of elephants.
After crossing the Ebro in April or May of 218 Hannibal conducted a rapid campaign to subdue northern Spain, less the Greek coastal cities.
www.barca.fsnet.co.uk /punic2-ebro.htm   (459 words)

  
 Roman Empire: 509 BC-AD 1453
The Roman Republic: 509-31 B.C. 753 BC: Traditional date for the founding of Rome.
390 BC: Rome is sacked by Gauls and rebuilt.
146 BC: Third Punic War and the conquest of Greece.
www.thenagain.info /WebChron/Mediterranean/Rome.html   (66 words)

  
 Rome Invades Spain, 218 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Rome Invades Spain, 218 BC Rome Invades Spain, 218 BC It seemed that the superiority of the Romans at sea ought to have enabled them to choose the field of battle.
Gnaeus Scipio sailed from Massilia, landing at the friendly Greek port of Emporiae in October 218.
Though Hasdrubal was able to raid Tarraco during the winter with a flying column, a Roman base in Spain had been seized and secured and prevented any reinforcements from leaving to help Hannibal.
www.barca.fsnet.co.uk /spain-invasion-romans.htm   (441 words)

  
 Second Punic War (218-201 BC) (from ancient Rome) --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
(149–146 BC), also called Third Carthaginian War, third of three wars between the Roman Republic and the Carthaginian (Punic) Empire that resulted in the final destruction of Carthage, the enslavement of its population, and Roman hegemony over the western Mediterranean.
The city of Carthage, located in what is now Tunisia in North Africa, had been founded in 814 BC by the Phoenicians—a people whose home city was Tyre (now part of Lebanon).
The Greece that Poe praised was primarily Athens during its golden age in the 5th century BC.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-26609?tocId=26609   (967 words)

  
 The Second Punic War (218 BC - 201 BC)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The second Punic War was instigated by Hannibal’s capture of Saguntum, an ally of Rome in Spain, in 219 BC.
At the end of the third Punic War in 201 BC, Carthage gave up its Spanish conquests and became a dependent ally of Rome.
Roman fears of a resurgence in Carthaginian power eventually caused the third Punic War (149-146 BC), in which Carthage was completely destroyed and its territory became the Roman province of Africa.
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 Learn more about 3rd century BC in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Learn more about 3rd century BC in the online encyclopedia.
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 Ancient Rome - Punic Wars
Punic War, Second (218-201 BC), also called SECOND CARTHAGINIAN WAR, second in a series of wars between the Roman Republic and the Carthaginian (Punic) Empire that resulted in Roman hegemony over the western Mediterranean.
Because Rome controlled the sea, Hannibal led his army overland through Spain and Gaul and across the Alps, arriving in the plain of the Po River valley in 218 BC with 20,000 infantry and 6,000 cavalry.
149-146 BC), also called Third Carthaginian War, third of three wars between the Roman Republic and the Carthaginian (Punic) Empire that resulted in the final destruction of Carthage, the enslavement of its population, and Roman hegemony over the western Mediterranean.
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 Sagunto on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A seaport on the Mediterranean, it is an important metallurgical center, with iron and steel foundries.
Saguntum was an ally of Rome when it was besieged and captured (219-218 BC) by the Carthaginians under Hannibal.
Saguntum was conquered by the Romans (214 BC) and made a municipium.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/S/Sagunto.asp   (348 words)

  
 Battles of the Ancient World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Some day it may get fleshed out into a full treatment, with more battles, longer text, and maps, but it is pretty far down in the projects queue right now.
218 BC Trebbia (or Trebia), Hannibal Barca vs Sempronius Longus
In the aftermath of Spanish defections and fierce Roman action against any who remain loyal to Carthage, Rome breaks Carthaginian power in Spain, depriving Hannibal of his base and Carthage of the manpower and wealth.
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 The 2d Punic War (218 BC) (DBA Campaign Scenario)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Following their defeat in the 1st Punic War, Carthage was forced to release its hold on Sicily, and was unable to pay-off its mercenary army, which prompted a popular uprising, which spread quickly through Carthage's territories in North Africa and Sardinia.
It was not until 238 BC, that the last sparks of rebellion were suppressed and Carthage could take stock of its situation.
In 207 BC, Hasdrubal Barca left Spain with his army, passing through central Gaul and then south into northern Italy in hopes of joining forces with his brother.
www.fanaticus.org /dba/campaigns/campaign2dpunic.html   (702 words)

  
 War in Spain
An invasion by a Roman Consular army under Publius Cornelius Scipio was launched in 218 BC, but a revolt among the Celts in Cisalpine Gaul changed the plans.
In the year 216 BC, both sides, Roman and Carthaginian were occupied consolidating control over their own territories.
With the opening of the campaign season in 215 BC, Hasdrubal Barca led his army of 30,000 north to meet the Romans.
www.unrv.com /empire/war-in-spain.php   (743 words)

  
 second punic war
In September of 218, Hannibal crossed the Alps with his army and entered Italy.
Scipio then crossed into Africa in 204 BC and attacked the walls of Carthage itself.
After the conclusion of peace in 201 B.C., Hannibal became the chief leader of Carthage.
www.sfusd.k12.ca.us /schwww/sch618/RomanLinks/second_punic_war.htm   (785 words)

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