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Though impatient critics dubbed him " Hannibal's lackey ", the poet Ennius with
better discernment immortalised him as " the man who singly saved the state by
patience ". At the end of 217 Hannibal had not won over or conquered a single
For the most part they consisted of marches and countermarches, interspersed
with lesser engagements, in which Hannibal endeavoured to lure Roman armies
into fresh traps, but seldom met with any notable success. After three uneventful ...
Hannibal and Mago from Italy. The terms imposed by Scipio, which Abortive
included the cession of Spain, the reduction of the Punic navy to P""' twenty
warships and an indemnity of 5000 talents, were accepted at Parl'y- Carthage
and ratified ...
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