From September 19th to 28th 2014, at Cartagena, are held the Festival of Carthaginians and Romans to relive a part of the glorious past of this city of Region of Murcia.
Cartagena has a history of three thousand years.
To relive the history of Cartagena, the Festival of Carthaginians and Romans (Carthagineses y Romanos) evoke various official events that happened in the Second Punic War: the causes of conflict between the Carthaginian and Roman powers, the beginning of the conflict and its outcome. Thanks to this dramatic device, the public, relives the destruction of Sagunto, due to the Carthaginian general Hannibal, the session of the Senate of Rome to Carthage where war is declared, landings and parades of Carthaginians troops and Roman legions, the struggles of gladiators and chariot races in the Roman Circus, the output of Hannibal's army to Rome and the great battle that ended with the conquest of Qart Hadasht (former Carthage - Cartagena) at the hands of the general Scipio, who later would be called by the nickname "Africanus". Thousands of members of the festivities belonging to the Carthaginians troops and the Roman legions, are prepared throughout the year, like a true filmmaking is involved, making the audience to make an authentic trip through the tunnel of time to participate in the events that occurred in the third century BC.
Siguiendo la corriente de la comunidad CityDailyPhoto, me he propuesto dejar en este blog fotos de Murcia, como forma de mostrar al mundo qué joya de ciudad y de provincia tenemos. Agradecer al creador de ParisDailyPhoto su gran idea de mostrar la ciudad de uno mismo desde otro punto de vista. Following the tide of community CityDailyPhoto, I proposed to leave in this blog photos of Murcia, as a way to show to the world what a jewel of city and province we have. Thanks to the creator of ParisDailyPhoto for his great idea to show the city of oneself from another angle.
The Region of Murcia is located in the southeastern of Spain, between Andalusia (west), Castilla-La Mancha (North), Valencia (East) and the Mediterranean Sea (South).
The city of Murcia is the capital of the Region. Other major cities are: Cartagena, Lorca, Caravaca de la Cruz, Jumilla, Yecla, Bullas, Mazarrón, Aguilas ...