Scipio Africanus the Elder

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Scipio Africanus the Elder
Episode 5 of Famous Romans

2001
31 mins

The son of the consul of 218 B.C., Africanus earned his sobriquet by crushing Hannibal in 202 at Zama (now Tunisia), one of the most decisive battles in world history. Here we compare Scipio and Hannibal and the lessons they...

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Benjamin Schumacher Ph.D., Professor at University of New Mexico