Carthaginian troops, wearing chain mail (lorica hamata) hauberks. The Romans were the first major proponents of chain mail and during the First Punic War the Carthaginians were treated to a front row demonstration of its protective abilities. They were notably impressed and Hannibal’s African troops often stripped dead Romans for their elaborate hauberks.

Lions of Carthage- Hannibal’s African Infantry at the Battle of Cannae 216 BC

Carthaginian troops, wearing chain mail (lorica hamata) hauberks. The Romans were the first major proponents of chain mail and during the First Punic War the Carthaginians were treated to a front row demonstration of its protective abilities. They were notably impressed and Hannibal’s African troops often stripped dead Romans for their elaborate hauberks.

The port of ancient Carthage.   The Roman control began with the victory in the 3rd Punic War in 146 BCE.  This truly would have been worth living to see....One of the strongest city-states in the world at that time.

The PORT OF ANCIENT CARTHAGE, on the northern coast of AFRICA. The Roman control began with the victory in the Punic War in 146 BCE. This truly would have been worth living to see.One of the strongest city-states in the world at that time.

Old City Maps - Album on Imgur - ancient city of Carthage

Old City Maps

Reconstruction of Atlantis city for the book "Plato's Caribbean Atlantis"

Harbors of Carthage, with Cape Bon visible in the distance. The ruins of the Punic town Kerkouane are located on the Cape Bon peninsula. The cape, with its looming, double-peaked Bou Kornine Mountain, a name that comes down through the ages, corrupted from Ba’al Karnine, the twin-horned god of ancient Carthage.

Harbors of Carthage, with Cape Bon visible in the distance. The ruins of the…

Carthage. - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

Carthage is a suburb of Tunis, Tunisia. It was the centre of the Carthaginian Empire in antiquity. The city has existed for nearly years, developing from a Phoenician colony of the millennium BC into the capital of an ancient empire.

This brass Carthaginian breastplate dates to around the third century BCE, the period when Carthage was at war with Rome.

historicaldetailsandstuff: “ This brass Carthaginian breastplate dates to around the third century BCE, the period when Carthage was at war with Rome.

Reconstruction of Carthage, Tunisia, Roman Period

Reconstruction of Carthage in the Roman Period @ Bible Illustrations, Biblical Sermon Illustrations, Christian Pictures

OK this may not be armour but it's something the Greeks put on their armour.

Carthaginian Shield Design- the shield type is an aspis inspired by those on Hellistic shields

In 249 B.C., Hannibal Barca, the greatest enemy of Rome, grew up in a phoenician  military camp, in lebanon  commanded by his father, the famous Hamilcar Barca, who led Carthage in the first Punic War.

Hannibal, son of Hamilcar Barca was a Punic Carthaginian military commander, generally considered one of the greatest military commanders in history.

Sacred Band of Carthage marching into battle

Sacred Band of Carthage marching into battle

Hannibal Barca

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CARTHAGINIAN SOLDIERS

Carthaginian officers during the Punic Wars. The officer class was comprised of…

Hannibal Barca, son of Hamilcar Barca. Born 247 BC, Carthage. Died 183 BC Libyssa

Hannibal Barca, son of Hamilcar Barca. This great man gave the lessons to Rome Public how to make a war and battle.

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