By Duncan B Campbell
Siege equipment first seemed within the West throughout the Carthaginian invasion of Sicily within the late-5th century BC, within the kind of siege towers and battering rams. After a 50-year hiatus those guns of struggle re-appeared within the Macedonian armies of Philip II and Alexander the nice, a interval that observed the peak in their improvement within the old global. The adventure of war with either the Carthaginians through the later-3rd century BC, and Philip V of Macedon throughout the early-2nd century BC, ultimately caused the creation of the siege tower and the battering ram to the Roman arsenal. This identify strains the advance and use of those guns around the entire of this era.
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