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History of Hannibal the Carthaginian

by Jacob Abbott

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Published by Harper & brothers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jacob Abbott ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG249 .A13 1872
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p.l., [vii]-viii p., 2 l., [13]-295 p. incl. plates.
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24997843M
    LC Control Number34022491

      This is an illustrated edition. The edition comes with a PDF map available for download. Hannibal is often called the finest general the world has ever known. Setting out from Carthaginian-dominated Spain with a small army of select troops, he fought his way over the Pyrenees and crossed the Alps with elephants and a full baggage train/5(3). As the Lusitanian indigenous tribes were Celtic, we discover that Hannibal was a Carthaginian and, from his mother’s side, a Celt. On a sea voyage back to Carthage, she had gone into labor and the ship was forced to land in the Balearic Islands. Hannibal was born to his Lusitanian mother on the island of Formentera. Formentera (CC BY ).

      Hannibal was a Punic Carthaginian military commander, generally considered one of the greatest military commanders in history. His father, Hamilcar Barca, was the leading Carthaginian commander during the First Punic War, his younger brothers were Mago and Hasdrubal, and he was brother-in-law to Hasdrubal the : BookRix.   History of Hannibal, the Carthaginian by Jacob Abbott, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

    Carthaginian empire in the rich, fertile Spanish climate which could challenge Rome's ever-increasing power.2 As Hamilcar moved Carthaginian influence west, he met 'Ernie Bradford, Hannibal (New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, ), 2 Ibid, 1Cited by: 1. Hannibal is “an exciting biography of one of history’s greatest commanders a thrilling page-turner” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) about the brilliant general who successfully crossed the Alps with his war elephants and brought Rome to its knees, and who is still regarded today as one of the greatest military strategists in ed on: J


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Hannibal (/ ˈ h æ n ɪ b əl /; Punic: 𐤇𐤍𐤁𐤏𐤋𐤟𐤁𐤓𐤒, BRQ ḤNBʿL; – between and BC) was a Carthaginian general and statesman who commanded Carthage's main army against Rome during the Second Punic War (– BC).

He is widely considered one of the greatest military commanders in world history. His father, Hamilcar Barca, was a leading Carthaginian Born: BC, Carthage.

Polybius and Livy, whose histories of Rome are the main Latin sources regarding his life, claimed that Hannibal’s father, the great Carthaginian general Hamilcar Barca.

Hannibal was a Carthaginian general. I learned much about Hannibal beyond the well-known fact that he crossed the Alps with elephants (Africa > Spain > France > Switzerland > Italy) The book is a good review of the three wars between Carthage and Rome, called the Punic Wars. (Punic was the language of Carthage, related to Phoenician.)/5.

Interesting book about Hannibal's life during after the Punic wars. The book is an 'easy reader' and doesn't go too much into details, but a good overview of history. Although I enjoyed the book, the reason for giving it 3 stars is that the illustrations and maps are missing in the Kindle by: 2.

Hannibal: A History of the Art of War among the Carthaginians and Romans down to the Battle of Pydna, B.C., with a detailed account of the Second Punic War - Kindle edition by Dodge, Theodore Ayrault.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Hannibal: A History of the Cited by: 8. History of Hannibal the Carthaginian | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

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Military History Magazine. What We Learned: from the Battle of Cannae. In BC Rome mobilized a force of 86, legionaries and auxiliaries under consuls Lucius Aemilius Paullus and Gaius Terentius Varro and sent them against s men under the great Carthaginian general Hannibal. Hannibal, (born bce, North Africa—died c.

– bce, Libyssa, Bithynia [near Gebze, Turkey]), Carthaginian general, one of the great military leaders of antiquity, who commanded the Carthaginian forces against Rome in the Second Punic War (– bce) and who continued to oppose Rome and its satellites until his death.

Early life. Hannibal was the son of the great. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

“Remember these Romans, Hannibal. For the time being, we must ally with them. But the day will come when we will have our vengeance upon them, as we will upon the demons of Harappa. Never forget that.” The boy's voice was grave.

“I'll remember.” ― Jennifer McKeithen, Atlantis On the Tides of Destiny. Hannibal: a history of the art of war among the Carthaginians and Romans down to the battle of Pydna, B. C., with a detailed account of the second Punic war User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Hannibal's genius for military strategy allowed him to shred the Roman army and almost take over Italy/5(2).

Hannibal's celebrated feat in crossing the Alps with war elephants passed into European legend: detail of a fresco by Jacopo Ripanda, ca.Capitoline Museums, Rome.

Hannibal Barca was probably a black Carthaginian military commander; he became famous for his crossing of the Alps, his strategic brilliance before taking on major campaigns.

History reveals the Romans had a destiny of world conquest, but what is less well known is how much Hannibal changed the ways in which the Romans conducted the wars that eventually brought them Pax Romana, a peace often forged out of violence after a brutal expansion that killed and enslaved millions, including Carthage a century after Hannibal.

Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. History of Hannibal the Carthaginian Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Hannibal, B.C, Punic War, 2nd, B.C, Generals Publisher. #History #Carthage #Epimetheus Hannibal & the Ancient Carthaginian Army. Gisgo, a commander in the Carthaginian army, sat on his horse nervously as he waited with other members of the staff for their general, the now-famous Hannibal, to complete his final inspection.

Moving easily, like the superb horseman he was, Hannibal detected the apprehension of his staff as he rejoined them for a final appraisal of the situation. Hannibal by Patrick N. Hunt is the story of a Carthaginian military genius who was one of the most influential players in Roman history.

Ultimately Hannibal’s story is that of a brilliant mind who fought against stacked odds, lost, was blamed by his own people for the loss, and all the while still left a lasting impact.

I really enjoyed Hannibal: One Man Against Rome by Harold Lamb. But it depends of what type of biography you are after. One man against Rome is more like an adventure story rather than fact-filled full-with-footnotes biography.

But that is how I l.Excellent book for any history buff. The book is highly recommended to any reader that wonders where have our true leaders gone. Hannibal is a historical masterpiece of Hannibal, and the superpowers at the time, Rome and Carthage.The three wars between Carthage and Rome include astonishing Carthaginian successes - in particular the year campaign of Hannibal in Italy, after his famous crossing of the Alps.

But the end is disaster for the Carthaginians. The final event of this long and brutal conflict is a siege of Carthage by a Roman army and fleet.