HIS 4a Lecture 3 The Punic War

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10-5 The Punic Wars • First War 264-241 BCE • for control of Sicily deep Greek roots • Carthage wanted it • Romans compel Carthage to leave Sicily • Roman’s made Carthage pay indemnity • Carthage • Hannibal seeks to subvert the Italian Alliances • Second War 218-201 BCE (Hannabalic War) • Hannibal wants to turn the people Rome forced into alliance against Rome • why elephants? • used as siege engines (battering elephants) • Scipio lays siege to Carthage while Hannibal is distracted • Between 2 nd rd Punic Wars • Third War 149-146 BCE • Rome invaded and destroyed Carthage
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Unformatted text preview: • rich source of revenue • got all of Carthage’s territory • Macedonia • Spain (mainly silver) • Coin: the denarius • Sicily is the 1 st province of Rome • Corsica 2 nd • Macedonia • Spain • Gaul (portions of it) • New construction adorned the city of Rome in the late Republic • temples • aqueducts • circuses (chariot races) • public buildings • Rome most known for engineering • aqueducts • Impact of the Punic Wars • increase in Roman territory • increase in roman wealth • increase in number of slaves • 140 BCE • the building of what would become the Roman Empire was well underway...
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