Second Punic War
Forged By Lightning: A Novel of Hannibal and Scipio

Forged By Lightning


A Novel of Hannibal and Scipio

Ancient Warfare Angela Render
Historical Fiction
War between Rome and Carthage
Carthaginian War
War with Rome
Second War with Carthage
Angela Render
ancient warfare
world's greatest general
2nd war with Carthage
Angela Render
2nd war with Carthage
historical fiction
Ancient Iberia and Spain
Hannibal
Scipio
Scipio
Hannibal attacks rome
Second Punic War
Republican Rome
Republican Rome
historic fiction
Second Punic War
Polytheisim
Carthaginian Gods
Roman Gods
Greek Gods
Forged By Lightning: A Novel of Hannibal and Scipio
Roman Republic

The Goddess Carmentalis



Carmentalis is a Goddess of childbirth and prophecy. She is also a Goddess of healing. Her name is associated with the word carmen, which means spell, prophecy or poem. Her sacred cult is closely connected with women. Her temple was built near the Prota Carmentalis at the foot of the capital and altars were set up in Rome to ask Her protection from breech births. She had a following from before the ancient Romans recorded their history and even had a flamen of Her own.

She is also known by the following names:
Carmenta, Carmentis, Nicostrata, Postverta

The following days are sacred to Her:
Jan 11 and 15 - Carmentalia - A festival held over these two days.
Hannibal Barca
Hamilcar Barca
Angela Render
Barca clan of Carthage