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Nov 19, 2016

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Hannibal's victory at Cannae sends the Roman Republic into a death spiral. However despite the calamities that ensue, Rome holds on and resolves to fight. Video Podcast: 

Aug 1, 2016

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The Siege of Saguntum sets of the Second Punic War, and Hannibal Barca wouldn't have it any other way. Setting off from Spain, Hannibal brings Carthaginian vengeance to the Roman doorstep in one of the most spectacular military campaigns of all time. Video Companion:

May 19, 2016

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Carthage has lost the First Punic War and her condition was only going to get worse as she is consumed by the Mercenary Wars. But while Carthage was down, she was by no means out. From this debacle arises a New Hope. Video Podcast: 

Mar 23, 2016

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The 1st Punic War is in full swing as Rome and Carthage slam into one another over Sicily. But lack of a grand strategy and incompetence on both sides make a quick land grab into a 23 year long conflict. VIDEO COMPANION:

Jan 16, 2016

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Rome and Carthage, two names that imply great civilization, were destined for conflict. Their expansion was only outdone by their ambition and thus the stage was set for one of the largest conflicts of Western Civilization. In this episode, we begin with the prelude to that led to this conflagration. Video Companion: