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Short Answer: His army was too small to either assault or securely besiege Rome Rome itself remain defended by two legions and a large, conscriptable population Marching on and laying siege to Rome was beyond his logistical capacity He cannot realistically defeat Rome while her Latin and Italian allies remained loyal The traditional analysis is that ...
Hannibal's troops were not numerous enough (about 40,000 after the battle) to have a hope of taking Rome, which had a very large population (somewherere around 200,000) and was well fortified (the Servian Wall).
One must come to the realization that being armored and at the same time swinging a heavy metal or bronze sword all the while slamming into other men hacking,stabbing ect.would be tiring even for a badass of his day and one more thing to truly grasp the realness ever try to neatly slash or stab U'r way into a thick leather coat much less chainmail or hard ...
Dr Clyde Winters has done extensive research and answered for lot of questions above with detail proofs. Especially the book "The Dravido-Harappans of Inner Asia" is very informative.
On archaeology shows I have heard of tiles being marked with the maker's sign that can be used to find out where the tiles were made even now. So trademarks and brand signs if not names have a very old lineage. Stone seals dating to 3,500 B.C. have been found in the Middle East. The seals were used to indicate who made certain items. The ancient ...
This question cannot be answered historically because the majority of human interactions precede textual records of human interaction.
Despite what is claimed in wikipedia (see Rajib's comment), actually, drāviḍa – occurs already in the Mahabharata, as is mentioned by Turner: 6632 *drāmiḍa - , dramiḍa -- , drāviḍa -- MBh., draviḍa -- m. Mn. ʻ name of a people, Dravidian ʼ. [EWA ii 73] Pk. damila -- , daviḍa -- , davila -- m.; OSi. demeḷ ʻ Tamil ʼ, Si. demaḷā. ...
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