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THE SECOND PUNIC WAR § i. THE CARTHAGINIAN CONQUESTS IN SPAIN
WHILE the Romans were advancing their frontiers from Apennines to Alps, the
Carthaginians were making an unexpected recovery from their recent disasters.
Reinforcements from Carthage hurried to the relief of the city ; but the Punic army
was destroyed by the swamp-fever which haunted the ... Sardinia and Corsica,
albeit an important factor in the genesis of the Second Punic War, played but ...
18 The full particulars .egarding the numbers and distribution of the Roman
legions in the Second Punic War which we read in Livy do not always tally with
the data of Polybius or with each other. Their authority should therefore not be
taken for ...
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