There were three Punic wars fought between Rome and Carthage which were the two main powers of the western Mediterranean in the early 3rd century BC. This was a continuous conflict that went on a very long and were fought mainly in the sea and in Sicily.
Did you know that the Ancient Athenians had their own distinct style from the rest of Ancient Greece? Many of the vases are destroyed and you cant see the designs, like in the picture below. But I love the black and terracotta color geometric style