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FAMOUS MEN OF ROME: ELEVEN

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Punic Wars
three wars between Rome and Carthage
Marcus Regulus
Roman general loyal to his country and word
Xanthippus
Spartan general; led Carthaginians in Punic War
Scipio Africanus
won fame for victories over Africa & Hannibal
Hannibal
great Carthaginian general of ancient times
Quintus Fabius
Roman general; fought against Hannibal
Fabian policy
a plan of extreme delay or caution
King Syphax
king of Numidia; fought with Carthaginians
Masinissa
Numidian prince who supported Scipio
"I have given my word of honor to return, and I cannot break it."
quote from Marcus Regulus
"Take your sweetheart and go. I set you both free. Go and be happy, and in the future be friends of Rome."
quote from Scipio Africanus
"I should then have said that I was greater than Alexander, greater than Pyrrhus, and greater than all other generals."
Quote from Hannibal