The History Network
The military history podcast specialists, looking at all aspects of war through the ages.
Jasper and the team discuss Ancient Warfare I.4, The Roman Conquest of Spain. It took over 200 years for Rome to pacify Spain, why did it take them so long? Did local fragmentation politically make it difficult for an all out victory that was so often achieved in the East? We look at issues of leadership in the Roman army, and recruitment.
Was Spain Rome's Vietnam? 
Dur: 41min
Direct download: The_Roman_conquest_of_Spain_218_BC_-_24_BC.mp3
Category:Ancient Warfare Magazine -- posted at: 8:00am UTC