Jama Fund Update

Posted Posted in Carthage, Charity, Press

With all the positive changes in some parts of the Middle East – Tunisia included – and the disruptions that has caused, the Jama Fund donation is still in a holding pattern six months after the US$1600 was delivered to microfinance group Enda inter-arabe. There is some movement!  Michael Cracknell from inter-arabe says they are […]

Wood Brothers sign with Past Preservers

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Founded by archaeologist Nigel J. Hetherington in 2005, Past Preservers provides professional support to the heritage and media industries. Past Preservers provides historical and archaeological consultancy to the media by providing expert guidance and council throughout the creative process. Past Preservers draws on a global network of expertise to deliver innovative and effective heritage management […]

Episode 5 – Hannibal the Great

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Tonight’s episode of On Hannibal’s Trail deals with a moment in history when the fate of the world hung on a knife edge. In ‘Hannibal the Great’ at 830pm on BBCFour we follow the Carthaginian commander around Italy and re-enact his big victories against the Romans. As we cycle away from the battlefield of Cannae, […]

Episode 4 – Over the Alps

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Probably the most famous part of Hannibal’s invasion march to Italy was his crossing of the Alps. Getting a huge army and herd of war elephants across the mountains in autumn was a phenomenal feat – even though he did lose a substantial portion of his men. In episode 4 of the series tonight (8:30pm, […]

The Press Reaction…

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  “Tour de Warrior”            The Sunday Times, 18th July    “The story’s a cracker…Part-travelogue, part-history lesson”        Timeout, 15th July   “Well-informed and surprisingly engaging”             The Observer, Sunday 18th July,   ‘Picks of the Day’    “You can feel their pain.”                  The Guardian, Saturday 17th July, ‘Pick of the Day’    “…a jolly and informative ride.”         Daily Mail, […]

BBC Programme page is live

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The BBC have just published a page on their website about the documentary: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00t6skb The first episode is called Hitting the Road and you can view a clip (UK only) from it here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00t4kh3  

Jama Charity Fund

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We have started up a charity fund to help the village of Jama. This is possibly where Hannibal fought his last great battle against Scipio, known as the battle of Zama and it was where we ended our journey following Hannibal’s Trail. We are aiming to raise 3000 US dollars which will be used to […]