Reen's Time Machine: A History Adventure
1.08 The Nature Of War (History Of Carthage)
Rome has built its first navy and is challenging Carthaginian supremacy. Meanwhile, the war in Sicily has turned into a stalemate that Carthage is slowly winning. Somehow, the war has been turned on its head. The fish-like Carthaginians are losing at sea while winning on land, while the land-loving Romans are experiencing losing on land and winning at sea. Then, suddenly, someone does something drastic! Script References Contribute!
Alexander's Ghost: Carthage Part 6
Carthage has been fighting in Sicily for over a century. The city has lost many battles but ultimately prevailed in the struggle for domination. However, everything is about to change. Alexander the Great has died, and his legacy will inspire others to carve their own destinies no matter the cost. Can the Carthaginians survive the ghost of Alexander? Or will they succumb to this new threat? Script References Contribute!
Men O' War: Carthage Part 5
The island of Sicily is now home to both the Carthaginians and the Greeks. Carthage occupies the west, using the island as a stepping stone within its large trade network. The Greeks in the east, however, are not content to just live in their part of the island. Their leaders have visions of empire, and they begin with the conquest of all of Sicily. War will consume everything. Cities will be destroyed, battles will be lost, but Carthage will be victorious.. Script References Contribute!
The Greeks Are Coming: Carthage Part 4
The Carthaginians have new neighbors on the island of Sicily: the Greeks. Being the only place where the Phoenician and Greek settlements would exist side by side, Sicily would become the battleground for Mediterranean domination. The Carthaginians will be set back before they return with a vengeance. And so the stage is set for the Punic-Greek Wars. Script References Contribute!
Ancient Explorers: Carthage Part 2
In this episode, we follow the Phoenicians as they travel into the west in search of gold. The peoples of Phoenicia have been subjugated by the Assyrian Empire which required that the Phoenicians pay an enormous tribute. Unfortunately, they did not have immediate access to the necessary resources to pay this tribute. So, the Phoenicians must go looking for these resources, and, along the way, they found the city of Carthage. Script References Patreon
History's Middlemen: Carthage Part 1
For this first episode, we begin the history of Carthage with a description of the Phoenicians, the forebears of Carthage. The Phoenicians were an ancient people from the Near East, where modern Lebanon and Israel are. They were known as great sailors and traders, and the Phoenician cities were the hub of ancient commerce. Throughout this episode, we'll discuss the rise of the Phoenicians to prominence and how this would attract the attention of a foreign invader. Script References Patreon