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Hannibal: Rome's Greatest Enemy

Dexter Hoyos

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675464
eISBN:
9781781385432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675464.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

As Carthage's commanding general and effective leader Hannibal (247–183 BC) crossed the Alps in 218 BC with a multi-ethnic and superbly professional army to confront the Romans in their own land. His ... More


Metabolē Politeiōn: Roman and Achaean Degeneration in the Fragmentary Books

Craige B. Champion

in Cultural Politics in Polybius's Histories

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237643
eISBN:
9780520929890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237643.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter investigates Polybius's collective representations in the fragmentary text following book 6, the period in which Polybius considered Rome to have passed its zenith. The representation of ... More


The ‘Lightning Bolts’ (Fulmina) of War

Claire Stocks

in The Roman Hannibal: Remembering the Enemy in Silius Italicus' Punica

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380284
eISBN:
9781781387252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380284.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter centres on the dynamic between Hannibal and Scipio (Africanus), considering how both are styled by Silius as the symbols of Carthage and Rome respectively. Scipio's position as the ... More


The Man and his Myth: The Self-Defined Roman Hannibal

Claire Stocks

in The Roman Hannibal: Remembering the Enemy in Silius Italicus' Punica

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380284
eISBN:
9781781387252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380284.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on five episodes in the Punica which show Hannibal's concern for his future and his legacy. These scenes offer an opportunity to focus more intensely upon Silius’ Hannibal as a ... More


Decline and Defeat (209–202)

Dexter Hoyos

in Hannibal: Rome's Greatest Enemy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675464
eISBN:
9781781385432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675464.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter details how and why Hannibal's invasion of Italy ultimately failed. While his brother Hasdrubal in Spain delayed joining him in Italy, a new Roman general–the young Scipio–captured New ... More


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