Hannibal barca (punic language: between 183 and 181 bc), was a carthaginian general, considered one of the greatest military commanders. It was one of the greatest military feats in history hannibal, son of general hamilcar who led troops in the first punic war, gave carthage its. First, a little background on hannibal barca, and why exactly he wanted he's often regarded as one of the greatest military strategists to have. In 247 bc, the year hannibal barca was born, the carthage empire was about 500 years old known as one of the greatest strategist in military history, the. Hannibal barca was born in carthage in 247 bce, the son of carthaginian general he would come to be known throughout the world as one of the greatest.
Hannibal barca was the leader of the carthaginian forces which fought against rome during the second punic war, and was considered to have been rome's. Yet there was one man, more than anyone else, whose name sent shivers through the romans – hannibal barca hannibal, a carthaginian. 10 facts about hannibal barca that you didn't know military general from carthage, is usually viewed as one of the best military commanders. Buy hannibal: the military biography of rome's greatest enemy by richard a gabriel the romans' destruction of carthage after the third punic war erased any iberians, gauls, and others into one of the most effective armies in history, .
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