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    The most prominent figure of the Punic wars was General Hannibal of Pheonician Carthage. During these wars, it's likely that the colonizing expeditions of the Carthaginians were supported by many emigrants from the Phoenician homeland.           Hannibal was the son of the great Carthaginian general Hamilcar Barca. According to Polybius and Livy, the main Latin sources for his life, Hannibal was taken to Spain by his father and at an early

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    hatred. From a young age we were told to hate Rome and Romans and nothing else. At that moment we had the great Carthaginian general Hamilcar Barca who was fighting Rome in the first punic wars. His son, Hannibal, was born that year and was destined for greatness as foretold by a fortune teller.. Hannibal was born in Carthage which is now a days known as Tunisia, a cursed land upon all those who have Roman blood in their veins. Sence of his father's high place he was giving the privilege of all the gifts

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    Hannibal vs. Rome

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    War, Hannibal, was a terror to the Roman Republic. Remembered even today for his campaign, the hatred Hannibal felt for Rome was clearly seen on the battlefield. He plowed his way throughout modern day France and Italy, crushing his opponents (sometimes quite literally) under his army. However, Hannibal was not only a general of great strength, but also an exceptional strategist, and a charismatic leader. These qualities along with his appointed position, gave Hannibal all the

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    Hannibal of Carthage Hannibal of Carthage: "The Father of Strategy" Through out history there have been many great military leaders, Alexander the Great, Napoleon, Generals Washington, Grant and Charles Lewis Puller. The one however that sticks out the most is General Hannibal of Carthage. Often called the "Father of Strategy" his march over the Alps is one of the most famous attacks in military history. Hannibal beat the Roman Army time and time again before in suicide in 183 BC. Hannibal

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    demands eye contact, despite Will avoiding it. As Jack goes to see Hannibal he tries the dominant act again, but Hannibal challenges him by making him wait. As soon as Jack shows respect, he receives the same respect back. Throughout the series, Jack is one of the more naïve characters. He never knows as much as Hannibal and Will, but he still tries his best and his heart is definitely in the right place. Hannibal uses several

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    textuality: the fallacy of Hannibal Hannibal continues to fascinate, considered one of the greatest generals of ancient times, the ever-growing bibliography on the Carthaginian general is an indicator of the impact of his legacy which even after hundreds of Years still captures the imagination of scientists and historians alike. IL therefore be discussing the various insights which might be acquired from reading Cornelius Nepos vita Hannibal. Background Hannibal (also known as Hannibal Barca, 247-183 BCE)

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    Evaluation of Hannibal as a General When Hannibal left Italy in 203 BC "he had filled Italy…with monuments of his tremendous campaigns"[1]. In this essay I will consider Hannibal's legacy and what aspects of his personality created these 'monuments.' After research,[2] I have set out some criteria of a great general and in this essay I will attempt to establish to what extent Hannibal fulfils these criteria. According to Lazenby, to do what Hannibal did required "great

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    Throughout the years the debate of who was the better general has come up numerous times.  Both of them were very intelligent generals and were arguable some of the top generals at the time.  Hannibal is the more well-known out of the two generals.  Hannibal is a better general than Scipio Africanus because he was a master mind with his tactics, great at winning the big battles, and people believed in him and what he was doing.   The Beginning Of Scipio  Scipio Africanus was born in 236 B.C., into

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    Hannibal Barca was born in 247 BC to the great Carthaginian general Hamilcar Barca and a mother native to Spain. He was born during the First Punic War between Carthage and Rome. When he was six years old, Carthage lost the war, and Rome forced Carthage to pay large amount of money; they were also forced to give up their entire navy, save a few dozen trade vessels. After Hamilcar’s loss, he took Hannibal and his Carthaginian army to Spain to secure more land and money for Carthage. In Spain, Hamilcar

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    Hannibal was born in 247BCE, he was the son of a Carthaginian general named Hamilcar Barcareerred, who rallied his North African nation-state from defeat in the First Punic War (264–241 BC) to conquer much of Iberia. Hannibal grew up in military service, and following the 221 BC assassination of his brother-in-law Hasdrubal, who had replaced Hamilcar, Hannibal took charge of the Carthaginian army. He soon proved a brilliant field commander who applied his intellect and martial skills to the singular

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