Consul, 222; supported the Fabian strategy; given the command in Sicily in 214; took Syracuse in 212; died as consul in 208, ambushed by Hannibal's troops.
Given the task of righting the Ligurians who had been raiding Northern Italy.
The emergency dictator of the Roman people during the Second Punic War, who argued for waiting Hannibal out. sword of rome
was Hannibals father, was a general in Carthage's army and he told Hannibal to always hate the Romans and seek to destroy it.
Carthaginian military commander who, in the Second Punic War, attempted a surprise attack on Rome, crossing the Alps with a large group of soldiers, horses, and elephants.
leader of the anti-barcid faction
the Spanish town that surrendered to Rome and was squashed by Hannibal
elected at 25 in 210 to go to Spain. In 209 he captures New Carthage. was offered kingship in Spain. was awarded the name "Africanus"- Conqueror of Africa.
River in Spain that acted as a border for Carthage after Hasdrubal's deal with Rome
king of Numidia roman ally attacks Carthaginian territory so Carthage holds armed resistance against him
hannibals attack of the roman army
southeastern Italy where Hannibal defeated the Romans
hannibal's brother Hasdrubal was defeated by the Romans which ended Hannibal's hopes for success in Italy
Battle of 207 in which Scipio Africanus decimated the Punic force and drove them to the southern shore
the battle in 202 BC in which Scipio decisively defeated Hannibal at the end of the second Punic War