Hannibal - Wikipedia
Hannibal the Great: Hannibal, son of Hamilcar Barca[n 1] (247 – 183/182 BC)[n 2] 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
Hannibal Barca and His Elephant Army
When Rome leaped into the international arena against the Carthaginians, it learned hard lessons as to how effective advance intelligence could be in the hands of a skilled opponent. As from Carthage's Gen'l Hannibal. During the Second Punic War (218-201 BC), Hannibal placed spies in Roman camps and in Rome itself. Spies the Romans caught had their hands cut off; then released as a warning to other spies. Hannibal's ability to disguise himself, and send secret communications was legendary.
Hannibal's elephants - BBC
Documentary from the BBC charting the rise and fall of Hannibal, the Carthage Warrior. Historians analyse the psychological advantages to using Elephants in ...
The Second Punic War: The Battle Of Cannae
In the year 216 BC, the Roman army suffered one of its biggest ever defeats at the Battle of Cannae. The defeat was inflicted by a Carthaginian military genius called Hannibal whose strategies provided a model for commanders for centuries to come.
Hannibal - Martin Dwyer, an Irish Chef in France
Hannibal strolls quietly through Languedoc. When I was a very small boy in school it was decided to enter me for verse speaking in the local Feis Maitiu. I was given two poems to learn, one was about Hannibal. I can still remember what must have been a sort of chorus in the poem; “A …
Hannibal Barca -Hannibal, son of Hamilcar Barca(247 – 183/182 BC)[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 Fair.