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Hannibal Makers of History Jacob Abbott

Hannibal Makers of History

Jacob Abbott

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ISBN : 9782819906254
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293 pages
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Hannibal. Rome and Carthage. Tyre. Founding of Carthage. Its commercial spirit. Gold and silver mines. New Carthage. Ships and army. Numidia. Balearic Isles. The sling. The government of Carthage. The aristocracy. Geographical relations of theMoreHannibal. Rome and Carthage. Tyre. Founding of Carthage. Its commercial spirit. Gold and silver mines. New Carthage. Ships and army. Numidia. Balearic Isles. The sling. The government of Carthage. The aristocracy. Geographical relations of the Carthaginian empire. Rome and the Romans. Their character. Progress of Carthage and Rome. Origin of the first Punic war. Rhegium and Messina. A perplexing question. The Romans determine to build a fleet. Preparations. Training the oarsmen. The Roman fleet puts to sea. Grappling irons. Courage and resolution of the Romans. Success of the Romans. The rostral column. Government of Rome. The consuls. Story of Regulus. He is made consul. Regulus marches against Carthage. His difficulties. Successes of Regulus. Arrival of Greeks. The Romans put to flight.