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Roman Leaders and Emperors
Roman Leaders and Emperors(12 Photos)
Examine some of Ancient Rome's most influential leaders and emperors, and discover how they affected this great empire.
Roman Architecture and Engineering
Roman Architecture and Engineering(13 Photos)
Examine some of Ancient Rome's most spectacular achivements in architecture and engineering, from the Colosseum, to aqueducts, to giant amphitheatres.
Hamilcar Barca and the Punic Wars
Hamilcar Barca and the Punic WarsVideo Clip (3:56)
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Hamilcar Barca, father of the great Carthaginian general Hannibal, meets with disaster during a campaign in the Punic Wars.
Hannibal the Child Soldier
Hannibal the Child SoldierVideo Clip (3:27)
Video Clip (3:27)
As a child, Hannibal swore an oath to destroy Rome, a task he pursued with a vengeance as Carthage's most feared general.
Hannibal Crosses the Alps
Hannibal Crosses the AlpsVideo Clip (3:22)
Video Clip (3:22)
A surprising innovation may have helped the Carthaginians cross the snow-covered terrain of the Alps.
Hannibal Ambushes the Romans
Hannibal Ambushes the RomansVideo Clip (3:50)
Video Clip (3:50)
Employing a masterful strategy, Hannibal ambushes Roman forces during the Second Punic War.
Hannibal's War Elephants
Hannibal's War ElephantsVideo Clip (3:25)
Video Clip (3:25)
Hannibal had more than 80 elephants at his disposal to intimidate his enemies on the battlefield, but they were a logistical nightmare for the army.
Hannibal's Bloody Tactics
Hannibal's Bloody TacticsVideo Clip (3:00)
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Hannibal's brutal tactics enforced loyalty among his troops and power over his enemies.
Hannibal's Dangerous Alliances
Hannibal's Dangerous AlliancesVideo Clip (3:30)
Video Clip (3:30)
In order to stand against the powerful Roman forces in the Second Punic War, Hannibal must rely on alliances that may also mean his downfall.
Hannibal Masters Chemistry
Hannibal Masters ChemistryVideo Clip (4:16)
Video Clip (4:16)
Hannibal's crossing of the Alps is an iconic moment in ancient history, but was chemistry the secret to his success?
The Death of Hannibal
The Death of HannibalVideo Clip (3:31)
Video Clip (3:31)
Hannibal spends his final years on the run from Rome, but will never surrender.
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Schwarzkopf on Liberation of Kuwait
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Once President George H.W. Bush declares that "Kuwait is liberated" and Iraq's army defeated, Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf holds a press conference on February 27, 1991, and expresses his admiration for the U.S. troops.
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