Hannibal"s last elephant
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Published by Eureditions in Harrow .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementErnest Moss.
The Physical Object
Pagination150p. :
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21374906M
ISBN 100906204356
OCLC/WorldCa16562999

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Hannibal's Oath book. Read 26 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. (including elephants) in order to stick it to Rome in their own back yard. After that, he won big a few times, then lost just as large. In a expertly researched and well written book, Prevas aims to fill in the details and ensure Hannibal's reputation as 4/5. In the final battle of the Second Punic War, at Zama, in B.C. Hannibal faced off against Scipio w infantry, 4, cavalry and 80 war elephants against Scipio’s 34, infantry and 6, cavalry. The first thing Hannibal did was amass his elephants and send them charging into the Roman lines.   Hannibal was determined to get his whole army – men and animals – across the treacherous path through the Alps. But how did he handle 37 elephants?   Hannibal, as is his way, is primarily interested in unlocking whatever is inside the object of his “compassion” — though, as Will points out, “If you’re partial to beef products, it’s.

  James Ramming, aged eleven and studying Latin (and contemplating adding Greek), was contesting whether Hannibal’s famous elephants were . Indian or African. It’s the obvious first question to ask about his elephants, which must be why the adult experts never ask it. I pick up the phone and report for duty.   The sword-and-sandals epic movie, with Victor Mature in the eponymous title role, made Hannibal’s “crazed elephant army” look more like the polite zoo creatures they obviously were. Hannibal Barca (/ ˈ h æ n ɪ b əl /; Punic: 𐤇𐤍𐤁𐤏𐤋𐤟𐤁𐤓𐤒, Ḥannibaʿl Barqa; – between and BC) was a Carthaginian general and statesman who commanded Carthage's main forces against the Roman Republic during the Second Punic is widely considered one of the greatest military commanders in world history. His father, Hamilcar Barca, was a leading Born: BC, Carthage.   The book cover clearly says Hannibal's Elephant Girl. As I started reading it I couldn't figure out how Hannibal was going to tie in. By half way through the book it was obvious I was not reading the titled book, but what book was it! At the very end is a message from the author "thank you for reading Cian"/5(29).

The book cover clearly says Hannibal's Elephant Girl. As I started reading it I couldn't figure out how Hannibal was going to tie in. By half way through the book it was obvious I was not reading the titled book, but what book was it! At the very end is a message from the author "thank you for reading Cian"/5(32).   Once there were elephants nearly everywhere, but by the time of Hannibal's march in B.C. they had already dwindled to the two species extant today, the Indian, or Asian, elephants .   In a quest to join up with anti-Roman allies, Hannibal led , troops and 40 elephants on a treacherous journey through the Alps. Many troops and animals were killed while crossing the Alps, and to this day, Hannibal’s completion of this journey is revered as one of the greatest military moments in history.   Probably neither. Except, that is, in the sense that they came from Africa, so were ‘African’ in a literal way. But they weren’t normal members of the species Loxodonta africana, commonly known today as the African elephant. In ancient times, ther.