Iberian Warriors in the Army of Hannibal. Hannibal's dangerous alliances: http://www.history.com/topics/ancient-history/hannibal/videos/hannibals-dangerous-alliances?m=528e394da93aes=undefinedf=1free=false

Two Iberian warriors in the Second Punic war under the command of Hannibal Barca. Art by Johnny Shumate.

Os Luson@utas: #7 Efemérides da História Lusófona: Portugal em Estado Novo (19 de março de 1933)

Os Luson@utas: #7 Efemérides da História Lusófona: Portugal em Estado Novo (19 de março de 1933)

A origem dos portugueses De Celtas a Romanos, de Lusitanos a Fenícios, de Suevos a Visigodos, de Árabes a Judeus... A mistura de povos que explica a origem dos portugueses.

A origem dos portugueses De Celtas a Romanos, de Lusitanos a Fenícios, de Suevos a Visigodos, de Árabes a Judeus... A mistura de povos que explica a origem dos portugueses.

IBERIA. (Pre-Roman Spain) - los celtiberos / Numancia / Spain.. The falcata is a type of sword typical of the pre-Roman Iberian Peninsula (modern Spain and Portugal). The falcata was used to great effect by the armies of Carthage in their wars against Rome. Roman armies in the Second Punic War and later, during the Conquest of Hispania, were surprised by the quality of these weapons, used by Iberian mercenaries and warriors.

IBERIA. (Pre-Roman Spain) - los celtiberos / Numancia / Spain.. The falcata is a type of sword typical of the pre-Roman Iberian Peninsula (modern Spain and Portugal). The falcata was used to great effect by the armies of Carthage in their wars against Rome. Roman armies in the Second Punic War and later, during the Conquest of Hispania, were surprised by the quality of these weapons, used by Iberian mercenaries and warriors.

The Portuguese arriving in Ceuta circa 1415, drawing by Braun and Hogenberg

The Portuguese arriving in Ceuta circa drawing by Braun and Hogenberg

"Rome does not pay traitors" In 139 BC Viriathus was betrayed and killed in his sleep by his companions (who had been sent as emissaries to the Romans), Audax, Ditalcus and Minurus, bribed by Marcus Popillius Laenas. However, when they returned to receive their reward by the Romans, the Consul Servilius Caepio ordered their execution, declaring, "Rome does not pay traitors".

"Rome does not pay traitors" In 139 BC Viriathus was betrayed and killed in his…

A figura mais notável entre os lusitanos foi Viriato, Virius, Viranus, Vironus, Vironicus, Virotus ou ainda Viriathus (179-139 ac), um dos s...

A figura mais notável entre os lusitanos foi Viriato, Virius, Viranus, Vironus, Vironicus, Virotus ou ainda Viriathus (179-139 ac), um dos s...

Duarte de Almeida defending the Portuguese royal standard from castilians at the Battle of Toro 1476

The hero Duarte de Almeida holds the Portuguese royal standard during the Battle of Toro even though his hands had been cut off.

Ataegina or Ataecina was a popular goddess worshipped by the ancient Iberians, Lusitanians, and Celtiberians of the Iberian Peninsula. She is the goddess of the vital cycle, the death and the regeneration and the annual cyclical changes. His symbolic animal is the goat and its tree is the cypress.

Ataegina or Ataecina was a popular goddess worshipped by the ancient Iberians, Lusitanians, and Celtiberians of the Iberian Peninsula. She is the goddess of the vital cycle, the death and the regeneration and the annual cyclical changes. His symbolic animal is the goat and its tree is the cypress.

Viriato y su esposa dibujados por el ilustrador Tancredi Scarpelli

Viriato y su esposa dibujados por el ilustrador Tancredi Scarpelli

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