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But why did Rome eventually win?

The Carthaginians built up a great estate, but eventually they too were conquered by the Romans. But why? Hannibal won all the battles, but the Roman allies by and large remained faithful, and Rome survived, and eventually took the fighting to Spain and then to Carthage itself. But why did Rome eventually win? I agonised over this problem. Roman state craft perhaps?  Or was it because Rome more effectively assimilated Greek culture?

Source: Current Archaeology

Patton and Hannibal

William House made a comparison between the greatest generals in the world, Patton and 2000 years ago Hannibal, be the judge said William: 1. Both grew up in wealthy families. 2. “I swear that so soon as age will permit … read more