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A History Of: Hannibal and the Punic Wars

Jamie Redfern

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A History Of: Hannibal and the Punic Wars
A History Of: Hannibal and the Punic Wars

A History Of: Hannibal and the Punic Wars

Jamie Redfern

23
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221
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A History Of: Hannibal and the Punic Wars is a biweekly biography of everybody's favourite Carthaginian general. We follow Hannibal throughout his campaigns as well as looking at the Punic Wars at large. This is done through a mixture of lecture style episodes as well as more relaxed Let's Talk episodes; in which I invite guests onto the show to talk about Hannibal, Rome, Carthage, the Punic Wars and the ancient world in general. Please note, I have recently upgraded my recording equipment and a

Latest Episodes

Episode 15 - Stabbed in the Back

This week we look at the Hamilcar's invasion of Spain. We examine the situation in Spain, and Hamilcar's motives. We look in detail about why it is unlikely Hamilcar was plotting revenge. Featuring as a special guest Ray Harris of the History Of WWII Podcast.

19 MIN2017 SEP 16
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Episode 15 - Stabbed in the Back

Episode 79 - Epilogue

The final episode. We analyse the Second Punic War, and why Carthage lost. We then look at what happened to Hannibal and Scipio after the war. We conclude by looking at the short Third Punic War, in which Carthage was destroyed.

23 MIN2017 SEP 15
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Episode 79 - Epilogue

Episode 74 - The Debate

This week we wrap up events in Sicily, but the main focus is the epic senate debate between Fabius and Scipio.

33 MIN2017 SEP 15
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Episode 74 - The Debate

Episode 60 - Let's Talk Teutoburgerwald

This week we are joined by token Welshman Tom Vaudin for Let's Talk Number 4 - Teutoburgerwald. As my friend Tom is something of a specialist on the Teutoburgerwald we talk about the lead up to the battle, the battle itself and the aftermath, as well as the Roman army in the early imperial period. Now this is a Let's Talk, so we must have tangents. We talk about The Hobbit, Les Miserable, the geography of Mordor, Manchester City's excellent run of form, the disasters that have befallen Mancheste

65 MIN2017 SEP 15
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Episode 60 - Let's Talk Teutoburgerwald

25th Episode Spectacular - Let's Talk Rome

This week we celebrate the show hitting 25 episodes by doing our first ever 'Let's Talk' episode. I invite my lovely friend Hannie onto the show and we talk about Rome for 2 hours, answering your questions. Topics discussed include the weather, is Rome Overrated, could Hannibal have won the Punic wars, football managers, Albert the Fifth Musketeer, green-orange colour blindness, how the show is made, the length of my beard and which actor should play Hannibal in film. Cameos are made by Zack Twa

113 MIN2017 SEP 15
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25th Episode Spectacular - Let's Talk Rome

Episode 78 - Zama

In this week, our penultimate episode, we cover the battle of Zama. Scipio finally fights Hannibal. This brings to a close the Second Punic War.

16 MIN2017 SEP 15
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Episode 78 - Zama

Episode 77 - Great Plains

This week we cover the Battle of the Great Plains, and close the Italian theatre of the war as Hannibal finally goes home.

16 MIN2017 SEP 15
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Episode 77 - Great Plains

Episode 76 - Utica

This week the African war really gets underway. Scipio, Laelius and Masinissa duel with Hasdrubal and Syphax around Utica, while things go badly for Hannibal in Italy.

18 MIN2017 SEP 15
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Episode 76 - Utica

Episode 75 - Into Africa

This week Scipio invades Africa and Mago invades Italy.

15 MIN2017 SEP 15
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Episode 75 - Into Africa

Episode 73 - Housework

This week we watch Scipio tie up all the loose ends in Spain before moving back to Italy to take the consulship.

23 MIN2017 SEP 15
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Episode 73 - Housework

Latest Episodes

Episode 15 - Stabbed in the Back

This week we look at the Hamilcar's invasion of Spain. We examine the situation in Spain, and Hamilcar's motives. We look in detail about why it is unlikely Hamilcar was plotting revenge. Featuring as a special guest Ray Harris of the History Of WWII Podcast.

19 MIN2017 SEP 16
Comments
Episode 15 - Stabbed in the Back

Episode 79 - Epilogue

The final episode. We analyse the Second Punic War, and why Carthage lost. We then look at what happened to Hannibal and Scipio after the war. We conclude by looking at the short Third Punic War, in which Carthage was destroyed.

23 MIN2017 SEP 15
Comments
Episode 79 - Epilogue

Episode 74 - The Debate

This week we wrap up events in Sicily, but the main focus is the epic senate debate between Fabius and Scipio.

33 MIN2017 SEP 15
Comments
Episode 74 - The Debate

Episode 60 - Let's Talk Teutoburgerwald

This week we are joined by token Welshman Tom Vaudin for Let's Talk Number 4 - Teutoburgerwald. As my friend Tom is something of a specialist on the Teutoburgerwald we talk about the lead up to the battle, the battle itself and the aftermath, as well as the Roman army in the early imperial period. Now this is a Let's Talk, so we must have tangents. We talk about The Hobbit, Les Miserable, the geography of Mordor, Manchester City's excellent run of form, the disasters that have befallen Mancheste

65 MIN2017 SEP 15
Comments
Episode 60 - Let's Talk Teutoburgerwald

25th Episode Spectacular - Let's Talk Rome

This week we celebrate the show hitting 25 episodes by doing our first ever 'Let's Talk' episode. I invite my lovely friend Hannie onto the show and we talk about Rome for 2 hours, answering your questions. Topics discussed include the weather, is Rome Overrated, could Hannibal have won the Punic wars, football managers, Albert the Fifth Musketeer, green-orange colour blindness, how the show is made, the length of my beard and which actor should play Hannibal in film. Cameos are made by Zack Twa

113 MIN2017 SEP 15
Comments
25th Episode Spectacular - Let's Talk Rome

Episode 78 - Zama

In this week, our penultimate episode, we cover the battle of Zama. Scipio finally fights Hannibal. This brings to a close the Second Punic War.

16 MIN2017 SEP 15
Comments
Episode 78 - Zama

Episode 77 - Great Plains

This week we cover the Battle of the Great Plains, and close the Italian theatre of the war as Hannibal finally goes home.

16 MIN2017 SEP 15
Comments
Episode 77 - Great Plains

Episode 76 - Utica

This week the African war really gets underway. Scipio, Laelius and Masinissa duel with Hasdrubal and Syphax around Utica, while things go badly for Hannibal in Italy.

18 MIN2017 SEP 15
Comments
Episode 76 - Utica

Episode 75 - Into Africa

This week Scipio invades Africa and Mago invades Italy.

15 MIN2017 SEP 15
Comments
Episode 75 - Into Africa

Episode 73 - Housework

This week we watch Scipio tie up all the loose ends in Spain before moving back to Italy to take the consulship.

23 MIN2017 SEP 15
Comments
Episode 73 - Housework
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