Hannibal and the Punic Wars

Event Type: Branch

Takes Place: 12th November 2019

Time: 7.00pm

Venue: Room 2/07, Park Building, University of Portsmouth, King Henry I Street, Portsmouth PO1 2DZ

Description: The talk covers the relationship between the Romans and Carthaginians, Hannibal's plans for his invasion of Rome and a whip-round of the early battles between Hannibal and the Roman legions and the events leading up to the Roman defeat at Cannae in 216. The talk also explores the different mind-sets of the two cultures and includes elephants and flaming cows! Dr Fleiner is a senior lecturer in Classical and Early Medieval history with publications that cover topics ranging from Agrippina the Younger and Nero through to a look at the Kinks and English identity.

Price: Free to HA members, branch members, and students. £1.00 for non-members.

Email: portsmouthhistorybranch@gmail.com

Lecturer: Dr Carey Fleiner, University of Winchester

Region: South-East England

Branch: Portsmouth

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