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The Battle of Tunis, also known as the Battle of Bagrades, between the Roman Republic and Carthage occurred in the spring of 255 BC during the First Punic War. The battle ended in a decisive Carthaginian victory. ~ art by Igor Dzis

The Battle of Tunis, also known as the Battle of Bagrades, between the Roman Republic and Carthage occurred in the spring of 255 BCE during the First Punic War. The battle ended in a decisive Carthaginian victory. ~ art by Igor Dzis

Pinturas de Guerra: Organización de las legiones romanas

A republican legion set up in its three ranks during the post-Camillan reforms. The three ranks in a Manipular Legion were the Hastati ( in front ), Principes ( in middle ), and Triarii ( at the back ).

Battle of Alexandria Caesar left behind his purple cloak which was later captured by the Alexandrians as a battle trophy

Roman Empire Army - Battle of Alexandria Caesar left behind his purple cloak which was later captured by the Alexandrians as a battle trophy

british celtic chariots attacking the roman line

Celtic warriors with war chariots assault the Roman position at the battle of Watling Street. The chariots were excellent skirmish vehicles used to cover ground and shower their enemy with light spears.

"Celtic marines in Romano-Byzantine service, 6th century AD", Angus McBride

"Celtic marines in Romano-Byzantine service, century AD", Angus McBride

"Centurion and legionaries in camp, c. 115 AD", Angus McBride

(Concord The glory of Rome from Caesars triumphs to the fated battle of Adrianople. by Martin Windrow and illustrated with the great and memorable artworks by Angus McBride

Battle of Telamon Part of Roman-Gaulish Wars Date	225 BC Location	Campo Regio, near Telamon (modern Talamone in Tuscany) Result	Decisive Roman victory Belligerents Roman Republic	Gauls Commanders and leaders Atilius Regulus †, Aemilius Papus	Concolitanus, Aneroëstes † Strength 70,000 infantry, 5,400 cavalry	50,000 infantry, 20,000 cavalry Casualties and losses 10,000 killed	40,000 killed, 10,000 captured

Battle of Telamon Part of Roman-Gaulish Wars Date 225 BC Location Campo Regio…

La flotta romana si sviluppò in maniera massiccia nel corso della prima guerra punica, svolgendo un ruolo fondamentale nelle vittorie romane

Naval battle between the Romans and Carthaginians, 260 BC. ~ the bridge has two huge spikes on the end that is dropped onto the enemy ship. The spikes were shaped like a birds beaks. The bridge with the spikes was called a 'Corvus' or crow.

Aftermath of the battle of cynocesphalae 197 BC. The level of slaughter was high on the slope that the Macedonian phalanx held. Both sides contested this ground fiercely but the Roman infantry prevailed using their short swords with gruesome effect.

Aftermath of the battle of cynocesphalae 197 BC. The level of slaughter was high on the slope that the Macedonian phalanx held. Both sides contested this ground fiercely but the Roman infantry prevailed using their short swords with gruesome effect.

Han Cavalry

China Ancient War Pictures Shang Dynasty , Captured Slave In War Western Zhou Dynasty Eastern Zhou Dynasty Between Chu And Wu's .

"Une légion repousse ici en 135 l’invasion des Alains en Cappadoce" Peter Connolly

Romans legionaries repel the charge of the Alan cataphracts during the invasion of Cappadocia, 135 AD.

Roman auxiliary cavalry 1st-2nd cent. A.D. - art by Kawaleria rzymska

Equites Singulares Augusti, First Dacian War, AD Trooper, Decurion & Trooper - illustration by Richard Hook

The Cats of Rome; Rome's cats are largely feral and prowl the ancient monuments of the city.  Nearly 300,000 feral cats live in the 200 Roman colonies and Rome's city council have named the cats living in the Coliseum, the Forum and Torre Argentina a part of the city's "bio-heritage". I want to see them!

over abandoned and feral cats live in the ruins of Rome. A cat sanctuary at the spot where Julius Caesar was murdered spays and neuters the ones it finds. I like the idea of cats owning ruins.

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