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    The Punic Wars

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    Midterm Essay B The Punic Wars were a series of three wars that occurred between the Romans and the Carthaginians. Although before the Punic Wars Romans were feared by many nations, the power they obtained afterwards was more significant than the potential they previously had. These three wars are consider extremely crucial to the history of Rome because during the wars Rome developed new technology and adapted different war strategies, they began to conquer nations over seas, and lastly Rome became the dominant power in the Mediterranean region. Having great military strategies and innovative technology that would put your enemies at disadvantage were two things that would help you win a war. Rome demonstrated during the first and the second…

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    Punic War 1 vs. Punic War 2 The Punic Wars were an important part of Roman History starting in 264 BCE (Duiker). The Romans and taken over what they wanted in Italy and were on a quest to conquer the entire Mediterranean area. There were Three Punic Wars and they were between Rome and Carthage. Carthage was the location where the Phoenicians settled in 800 BCE (Duiker). The reason for the Punic Wars was the land of Sicily. Both cities wanted control of Sicily for its strong economy. War 1…

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    Second Punic War

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    The increasing number of military campaigns and increase size of the controlled territories, brought Rome to ne practice to elect four praetors one year and six the next. Furthermore, gave more freedom in the decision-making processes to the office holders for the more remote areas of the Roman territories. Nevertheless, those steps were not able to fully answer the newly raised needs of consuls, generals, praetors, governors and other office positions, because of that Rome resorted to a new…

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    Punic Wars Research Paper

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    2. Briefly discuss the Punic Wars. Why did they start and what was the ultimate impact all of this fighting had on Rome? The Romans had engaged in many wars because they did not want their neighboring countries to have more power than them or worried about those people becoming powerful. However, of all the wars that the Romans were involved in, the most memorable one is the Punic Wars. The First Punic War took place in (264-241 B.C.E), the cause of this particular war was because the Romans…

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    Second Punic War Analysis

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    discusses about the Second Punic War (B.C 218-201) in three different periods, the Hannibal?s Invasion of Italy from Saguntum to Cannae (B.C. 218-216), Early Victories to Recall of Hannibal, and the Battle of Zama and End of the War (B.C. 201). During each period, the paper will briefly cover about the economic inducements, the inevitability of the conflict, the miscalculation of Roman motives by the Carthaginians, and the character of Hannibal. With the exception of the miscalculation of Roman…

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    Second Punic War Analysis

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    What were the outcomes of the second Punic War? The attack on Rome by Hannibal of Carthage resulted in Rome and its allies’ defeat but Carthage did not manage to build on gains of their spoils of the war because they lacked the main resources in terms of military men needed for such development. Rome took advantage of this scenario and defeated Carthage at the battle of Zama 202 BCE series of similar defeats gave the Romans total control and dominion over the Mediterranean. “Carthage, although…

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    While studying the history of the archaic forces that fought in the Punic Wars, it is important to understand the rise of each side involved. The Punic Wars were fought between the powerhouses of the Western Mediterranean. On one side was the well established Carthaginians and on the other was the up and coming Romans. Both dominant city states would expand and eventually rise to conflict against each other. This essay will delve into the aspects that allowed Carthage to reign successful and…

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    heightened during the First Punic War. Carthage was quickly becoming and equal of Rome with her presence in the Mediterranean Sea. Rome and Carthage had strengths of their own and would utilize these strengths in battle. The outcome of the First Punic War was significant in changing both the Roman Republic and the Carthaginian empire. Although they were closely matched in stature, only one would ultimately benefit from the war. Carthage grew to be the capital of a great commercial empire on the…

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    That was a great and long period of Roman’s history over wars basically known as the first and the Second Punic War in around 200s BCE. The main reason was gaining lots of territories or empire with great battles among Rome and several others as its rival Carthage. Rome had acquired most of the western Mediterranean in the era of fifty years and at this moment had to alter or fine-tune its administration, foreign policy, finances, and alliance system to decree these territories. The Second…

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    second Punic war was the result of the growing rivalry between the two great powers that were now struggling for supremacy in the western Mediterranean (Rome and Carthage), with the trigger of the war being the rapid growth of the Carthaginian dominion in Spain, with Carthage building up a great empire in the Spanish peninsula, expecting to raise new armies to invade Italy. The second Punic war was a conflict of a military Carthaginian genius called Hannibal against Rome, and later shared…

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