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I would like to know which kind of siege weapons were used during Punic wars on both sides, there is not wery much information around.

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Traditional roman siege engines.

There's actually quite a bit available, even just from wikipedia:

Catapults: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Carthage_%28c._149_BC%29

Trireme Rams, Corvus (naval): http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/weapons_corvus.html

Sambuca, Claw of Archimedes, Heat Ray, onagers (naval): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Syracuse_%28214%E2%80%93212_BC%29#Siege

Battering rams, ramps, roman tortoise, and towers were also very commonly used siege weapons in this time period. If you're writing a paper or article you might research those more thoroughly; I don't know offhand to what degree these were used in the various battles of the three Punic wars.

You should definitely read up on Archimedes, he's credited as being one of the most famous engineers in history, and was active in crafting defenses for his city during the Roman invasion.

You should also review the use of elephants in this war; while not traditionally "siege engines", they were sometimes used to help break through defenses and were a staple unit for Carthage.

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Elephants weren't used in any significan numbers until Zama (in north Africa, which Carthage lost). The problem was that the Romans had naval superiority, so Hanibal had to march his army into Italy from Spain (over both the Pyranese and the Alps). Not many elephants were left by the time he debouched from the Alps. – T.E.D. Jul 17 '12 at 14:40
@T.E.D. To add to your comment, I can't seem to find the source now but I remember reading somewhere that those surviving elephants were not even used in battle. It seems to me that elephants were usually mostly for show as they were unreliable and frequently trampled the troops of the army that deployed them. – Juicy Apr 26 '14 at 2:32

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