Hannibal and the Punic Wars

Hannibal and the Punic Wars

Episode 76 - Utica

This week the African war really gets underway. Scipio, Laelius and Masinissa duel with Hasdrubal and Syphax around...

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Episode 75 - Into Africa

This week Scipio invades Africa and Mago invades Italy.

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Episode 74 - The Debate

This week we wrap up events in Sicily, but the main focus is the epic senate debate between Fabius and Scipio.

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Episode 73 - Housework

This week we watch Scipio tie up all the loose ends in Spain before moving back to Italy to take the consulship.

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Episode 72 - Completing the Conquest

This week the podcast returns to something resembling a normal schedule! We watch Scipio be victorious over...

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Episode 71 - Scipio in Spain

This week we continue Scipio's adventures in Spain, focusing much of the episode on his brilliant capture of New...

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Episode 70 - Spain Again

This week we travel back to Spain to look at an incident between Nero and Hasdrubal, a prelude to the Metaurus. We...

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Episode 66 - Looming Spectre

This week we look at the aftermath of the death of Marcellus, before moving on to 207 and the looming menace in the...

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Episode 65 - The Roman Milner

This week we have a jam-packed episode. Fabius takes Tarentum, we have the consular elections of 208, the death of...

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Episode 64 - The Prolonged Battle

This week we bring the narrative into 209, looking at the eventful election of Fabius and Fulvius to the consulship...

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Episode 63 - Back to Italy

This week we finally return to Italy. We recap just where we were in the narrative in 211, look at the consular...

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Episode 62 - War in Greece

Hannibal is back! This week we cover the war in Greece, often called the First Macedonian War. We see just how things...

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Episode 61 - Greece 101

This week we turn to the fifth theatre of the war, Greece. We have a high speed historical overview, before getting...

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Episode 60 - Let's Talk Teutoburgerwald

This week we are joined by token Welshman Tom Vaudin for Let's Talk Number 4 - Teutoburgerwald. As my friend Tom is...

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Episode 59 - The Fall of Syracuse

This week we finish of the story in Syracuse and Sicily for the moment with the fall of Syracuse.

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Special - Spartan Collapse

In a TheHistoryOf Podcast special we answer the question of Spartan Collapse.

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Episode 58 - The Siege of Syracuse

This week we look at the beginnings of the Siege of Syracuse, including some inventions of Archimedes. We also see...

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