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- Carthaginian commander in Sicily; killed in 258 B.C.
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The Carthaginian general Hannibal persuades the Mamertines not to sur
Crassus punishes some troops who had been defeated by Hannibal.
sina is trapped and captured by the Carthaginian commander Hannibal.
Hannibal narrowly escapes from the main Roman fleet.
Hannibal is removed from the command of the Carthaginian navy, but
The Carthaginian commander Hannibal is defeated by Sulpicius in Sardi
rthaginians in the presence of Hannibal their commande
- son of Hamilcar; Carthaginian commander in Sicily, 250 B.C.
Hannibal the son of Hamilcar arrives at Lilybaeum with reinforcements
Hannibal sails from Lilybaeum to Drepana.
brought to Lilybaeum by Hannibal in 250 B.C.? (book V?)
the Rhodian - captain of a Carthaginian ship, 250 B.C.
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Hannibal "the Rhodian" slips through the Roman blockade and sails int
- Carthaginian general in the Mercenary War; killed in 238 B.C.
Mathus defeats and kills the Carthaginian general Hannibal.
- son of Hamilcar; Carthaginian commander in the Second Punic War
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The birth of Hannibal, the famous Carthaginian general.
Hannibal the son of Hamilcar swears an oath of enmity to Rome.
Hanno attempts to prevent Hannibal from joining the Carthaginian army
Hannibal develops his skills as a soldier and officer while serving
sdrubal is assassinated, and Hannibal is appointed to be the new Cart
The Barcid faction at Carthage appeals to Hannibal for help.
Hannibal subdues the Olcades.
Hannibal attacks the Vaccaei and captures the city of Salmantica.
Hannibal defeats the Carpetani.
Roman embassy to Hannibal at Carthago Nova.
attacked by Saguntum, and Hannibal sends their envoys to Carthage
Hannibal starts to besiege Saguntum.
Hannibal is wounded at Saguntum.
Hannibal breaches a wall at Saguntum.
Hannibal refuses to receive a Roman embassy.
Hannibal subdues two rebellious tribes, the Oretani and Carpetani.
son is born to Hannibal.
Hannibal captures Saguntum.
Hannibal "re-founds" Saguntum.
Hannibal makes preparations for his expedition at Gades.
Hannibal leaves Carthago Nova.
Hannibal crosses the river Ebro.
Hannibal extracts silver from deep mines in Spain.
General comments on Hannibal's conquests in Spain.
Hannibal crosses the Pyrenees.
Hannibal wins over the Gauls at Iliberris.
Hannibal crosses the river Rhone.
pio returns to Italy, after discovering that he has missed Hannibal.
Hannibal reaches "the Island".
Hannibal defeats the Allobroges.
Hannibal leads his army up into the Alps.
Hannibal descends from the Alps.
Hannibal arrives in Italy, and defeats the Taurini.
Hannibal comes into contact with the Roman forces under P.Scipio.
Hannibal defeats Scipio in a skirmish near the river Ticinus.
nts of Cisalpine Gaul enter into a treaty of alliance with Hannibal.
joins Scipio, and defeats Hannibal's Gallic allies in a skirmish.
Hannibal defeats the Roman consuls by the river Trebia.
Hannibal makes an unsuccessful attack on Placentia.
Hannibal retires to winter quarters in Cisalpine Gaul.
Hannibal crosses the Apennines.
The new consuls make preparations for fighting against Hannibal.
Hannibal follows a difficult route through marshes into Etruria.
Hannibal devastates the countryside in Etruria.
The Carthaginians demand Hannibal's son for a human sacrifice.
Hannibal defeats and kills Flaminius at Lake Trasimene.
Hannibal advances to the Adriatic coast and rests his army in Picenum
Fabius declines to enter a set battle with Hannibal.
Hannibal crosses to Campania, which he lays waste.
Hannibal is trapped by Fabius near Falernum, but escapes.
Fabius saves Minucius from defeat by Hannibal.
Hannibal asks for reinforcements from Carthage, but receives none.
Roman preparations for continuing the war against Hannibal.
Anna appears to Hannibal.
Hannibal captures Cannae.
The Roman army marches to confront Hannibal.
Hannibal destroys the Roman army at Cannae; Paullus is killed in the
Roman allies in southern Italy start to desert to Hannibal.
Hannibal invades the territory of Neapolis.
Capua goes over to Hannibal.
Hannibal removes Decius Magius, a prominent supporter of the Romans,
Hannibal captures Nuceria.
Hannibal unsuccessfully attacks Nola.
Hannibal fails to capture Casilinum.
Hannibal begins the siege of Petelia.
Hannibal defeats the dictator Junius.
Hannibal takes his army back to Capua for the winter.
Hannibal captures Petelia.
alliance is agreed between Hannibal and Philippus of Macedonia.
Roman prisoner of Hannibal is sent to fight alone against an elepha
Hannibal fails to capture Cumae, after Gracchus comes to its defence.
alliance is agreed between Hannibal and Hieronymus, the grandson
The senate debates the alliance between Hannibal and Philippus.
Samnite embassy asks Hannibal to protect them against Roman raids.
Marcellus repels an attack by Hannibal on Nola.
Hannibal and Gracchus retire to winter quarters.
Hannibal devastates Campania and attacks Nola, but fails to capture
Hannibal advances to Tarentum.
Hannibal captures Tarentum, though the citadel is still held by a Rom
Hannibal defeats M.Centenius in Lucania.
Hannibal defeats the praetor Cn.Fulvius near Herdonea.
Hannibal attacks the Roman army at Capua, but fails to dislodge it.
Hannibal marches on Rome.
storm ends a battle between Hannibal and the Romans near Rome.
Hannibal defeats and kills the proconsul Cn.Fulvius near Herdonea.
indecisive battle between Hannibal and Marcellus near Numistro.
Indecisive fighting between Hannibal and Marcellus near Canusium.
onsuls are given joint command of the war against Hannibal in Italy.
Hannibal adopts new methods of fortifying camps, to guard against att
are caught in an ambush by Hannibal near Venusia; Marcellus is kill
Hannibal relieves Locri, after failing to trick his way into Salapia.
new consuls prepare to meet Hannibal and his brother Hasdrubal at
battle between Hannibal and Nero at Grumentum.
News of the battle of Metaurus reaches Hannibal.
ountryside of Bruttium, but takes no direct action against Hannibal.
Hannibal is forced to remain mostly inactive by an epidemic in his
The Romans recapture Locri, despite a counter-attack by Hannibal.
Indecisive fighting in Bruttium between Hannibal and Sempronius.
Hannibal falls in love with a prostitute from Salapia.
Hannibal is warned in a dream not to steal a column from the temple
The devastation caused by Hannibal's long stay in Italy.
Hannibal is ordered by the Carthaginians to leave Italy, and sails
Fabius is awarded a crown of grass for saving Rome from Hannibal.
on the character of Fabius, and his role in the defeat of Hannibal.
Scipio and Hannibal hold a conference on the night before joining in
Scipio defeats Hannibal at Zama.
Stratagems employed by Hannibal during the Second Punic War.
or are captured and sold into slavery by Hannibal during the war.
The perseverance and skilful leadership of Hannibal during the war.
The Romans punish the Bruttii for their support of Hannibal.
Sosyl_, the fragments of Sosylus' book about Hannibal.
Hannibal as sufete reforms the Carthaginian government and finances.
Hannibal is forced to leave Carthage.
Hannibal sends Ariston of Tyre on a secret mission to Carthage.
olds a council at Demetrias; Hannibal is present, but Antiochus fails
odians defeat a Syrian fleet led by Hannibal and Apollonius at Side.
uses to attack as advised by Hannibal, because a sacrificial offering
Hannibal is unimpressed by a lecture on military matters given by a
Hannibal leaves Antiochus and goes via Crete to Armenia, where Artaxi
Hannibal is allowed by Prusias to settle in Bithynia.
Hannibal defeats the fleet of Eumenes by throwing pots full of poison
Hannibal founds the city of Prusa in Bithynia.
comments on the character of Hannibal, his brilliance as a general
Hannibal commits suicide after being surrounded by soldiers belonging
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