Objects & Places from The Ghosts of Cannae: Hannibal and the Darkest Hour of the Roman Republic

Robert L. O'Connell
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Cannae

This place was the location of a battle on August 2 in 216 B.C. where 48,000 Romans were killed.

First Punic War

This lasted 23 years when Rome tried to take down Carthage.

Second Punic War

This included the Battle of Cannae and involved the Carthaginians, Gauls, and Romans.

Iliad

This story showed how wars were fought between individuals in close quarters.

Roads

This unified people and helped them move about with more freedom.

The Alps

This was a region crossed by Hannibal and his army, but many died or turned back before reaching their destination.

Elephants

These were used in battle and were powerful, but unreliable.

Quinqueremes

This was the name of a boat used by Romans in battle which allowed them to latch on and board enemy ships.

Poison

This was called a wedding present.

Bronze Tablet

This told of the exploits of Hannibal and his army.

Hera's Temple

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