Christopher Check – War of Gods and Demons

Christopher Check speaks at the ICC in 2014.

Control of the Mediterranean Sea was not the motive of the young Roman Republic when she first joined the battle with the idol-worshiping empire of Carthage in 265 B.C. More than a century later, however, Carthage was dust and Rome was becoming the undisputed power of the known world. Why did the citizen soldiers of an agrarian republic take down a mighty commercial empire? Who were Regulus and Scipio Africanus, and what was the Corvus? More importantly, what role do the Punic Wars play in Salvation History?

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