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Remains of a Devastating Fire from 2200 Years Ago, Set by Hannibal’s Troops En Route to the Alps, Found at a Site in Spain

Archaeologists have unearthed the charred remnants of an ancient settlement in the Pyrenees, providing a rare glimpse into a catastrophic event from over two millennia ago. This settlement, known as Tossal de Baltarga, was incinerated so swiftly and violently that the inhabitants had no chance to save their livestock or valuable belongings. The ruins of […]