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04 Nov 2022 4:10 p.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

  • Changed title from "Carthaginain Army : Iberian Infantry Review" to "Carthaginian Army : Iberian Infantry Review"

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2022 3:58 p.m. PST

"Long before the Punic Wars, the Iberian Peninsula was home to its native peoples and various trading settlements established by the Phoenicians and Greeks, but by the 6th century BCE much of the south was under the influence of Carthage, and this was to grow stronger over the following centuries. After the First Roman War, the Barcids conquered much of this territory for Carthage, and it became the springboard for the invasion of Italy by Hannibal in 218 BCE. Naturally he included large numbers of Iberians in his army, but the Iberians already had a long tradition of military excellence, and had served as mercenaries in many parts of the Mediterranean for well over a century, including in the armies of Carthage…"



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torokchar Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2022 5:28 p.m. PST

ahhhhh to be 8 again……..

Dn Jackson Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2022 5:48 p.m. PST

No kidding. If plastics had been this good and diverse 40 years ago, I may never have bought any lead…..

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP05 Nov 2022 3:47 p.m. PST



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