ONUS! Roma vs Cartago

Listado de Republic-of-cathage

Carthage elephants

The troops formed by elephants were quite expensive due to the training and maintenance they needed. Very few armies could afford them, When not in combat they were used to   + info ...

PUNTOS 250

Armed civilians

In a case of sieges, attacks, lootings, etc. it was necessary to recruit civilians quite fast. They usually chose whatever they had at hand as their weapon. They were slaves,   + info ...

PUNTOS 20

Punic phalanx

They are the heavy infantry unit among the Carthaginian troops, wearing a full armor or panoply. They are lancers that were equipped in a similar way as the Hellenistic hoplites,   + info ...

PUNTOS 160

Libyan lancers

The Libyan and Phoenician lancers were the bulk of the Carthaginian troops. They were well paid, as the mercenaries and they are the light infantry unit. They wore helmets and   + info ...

PUNTOS 40

Sacred battalion

Also known as Sacred Legio they were part of the elite troops of the Carthaginian army. Their soldiers came from the noble Carthage families. There were not many units like   + info ...

PUNTOS 130

Punic cavalry

The Punic cavalry was one of the most important units within the Carthaginian army. During the wars against the Republic of Rome, mainly during the Second Punic War, under Hannibal’s   + info ...

PUNTOS 170

Lusitan infantry

Lusitan infantry is a skirmisher unit, light and fast, skilled for ambushes and fast retreats. Anong their equipment they had a small shield, concave in the front and with a   + info ...

PUNTOS 50

Punic Archers

Carthaginians should know how to use the composite bow, of Semite origin, although its use was not very common among the mercenaries. It has been written about Cretan archers among   + info ...

PUNTOS 140