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Tom Lovell - National Geographic Illustration - Young Abraham Travels With Family Up Euphrates Valley

Iberian light warrior of the Caetratus type. They could skirmish as well as fight at close quarters.

(Pre-Roman Spain) - Iberian light warrior of the Caetratus type. They could skirmish as well as fight at close quarters.

The Battle of Lake Trasimene (June 24, 217 BCE)  was a major battle in the Second Punic War. The Carthaginians under Hannibal defeated the Romans under the consul Gaius Flaminius. The battle is one of the largest and most successful ambushes in military history. Artwork by Angus McBride

Roman soldier try to escape from Numidian cavalry at Lake Trasimene. Of the Romans in the battle, were killed in the battle, made there way back to Rome and the rest were captured.

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Roman artillery. Note the blue tunic and subarmalis

A catapult is any siege engine which uses an arm to hurl a projectile. The Roman version was called an onager. Projectiles included both arrows and (later) stones.

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