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Hannibal By Jacob Abbott
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Rome or Carthage: the struggle between these two great powers of the ancient world determined the course of western civilization. This mighty clash of civilizations was fought out in Spain, the Alps,... More > the length and breadth of Italy, and in North Africa, where the legions of Rome finally laid waste to the city of Carthage. This dramatic story, told here in full, is based on actual events and contemporary accounts. Read the real story of Hannibal and his incredible military feats, the crossing of the Alps with elephants, his fifteen-year long rampage through Italy, the counter-invasion of Spain and Carthage by his nemesis Scipio Africanus, and of the frightful destruction and razing of Rome's greatest rival city. The Punic Wars were one of the great turning points of European history, which determined the language, culture, and the direction which Europe took for the next two millennia. It is a stirring account of bravery, treachery, destruction, and ultimately victory.< Less
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The Hannibal Lecture: Having an Old Friend for Dinner By Hannibal
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Hannibal the Magician discusses three routines that are drawn from classic effects. These routines were developed over twenty years of performing for the public. (For Magicians Only)
Bookends By Hannibal
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An original treatise on the classic 'bill to impossible location' - within strict parameters. Storytelling, Origami and a Magical Mystery Gift - what more could you ask? (Magicians Only)
Hannibal the Conqueror By Charles Hinton
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Hannibal the Conqueror, a story about General Hannibal the ruler of Carthage who took his troops through the Alps to battle the Roman troops, sword battles, blazing action, adventures, characters'... More > interactions, a historical thriller.< Less
Hannibal: Illustrated By Jacob Abbott
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This book is about Hannibal Barca who was a general of the Carthaginian army During the Second Punic War. Hannibal was known for leading the Carthaginian army and a squad of elephants across southern... More > Europe and the Alps Mountains against Rome. Rome counterattacked and he was forced to return to Carthage where he was defeated. Hannibal worked for a time as a statesman before he was forced into exile by Rome. To avoid capture by the Romans, he eventually took his own life. This book nowadays is in the public domain, but a great work has been done by Publisher to this version to make an electronic book that contrasts favorably to the original version. A lot of errors that exist in the free versions have been corrected; proper navigation is available or shortly, the ASCII text has been converted into a proper e-book. And the most important, in addition were added new illustrations that help us to see how the History comes to Life.< Less
Hannibal the Carthaginian By Jacob Abbott
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In 219 B.C., Hannibal of Carthage led an attack on Saguntum, an independent city allied with Rome, which sparked the outbreak of the Second Punic War. He then marched his massive army across the... More > Pyrenees and Alps into central Italy in what would be remembered as one of the most famous campaigns in history. After a string of victories, the most notable coming at Cannae in 216 B.C., Hannibal had gained a foothold in southern Italy, but declined to mount an attack on Rome itself. The Romans rebounded, however, driving the Carthaginians out of Spain and launching an invasion of North Africa. In 203 B.C., Hannibal abandoned the struggle in Italy to defend North Africa, and he suffered a devastating defeat at the hands of Publius Cornelius Scipio at Zama the following year.< Less
HANNIBAL AND ARCHIMEDES By Regina Goncalves
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Caius Zip, the time traveller, arises on the coast of Carthage during the sinking of a Carthaginian quinquereme boat, in the second Punic War. In Cannae, he will fight as a sling thrower, lose... More > friends and see the hell scenario of 80 thousand men killed in a few hours, learning about the monstrosity of war. Later, Hannibal sends the boy to Syracuse, to be an apprentice of Archimedes.In Syracuse, Caius will help Archimedes in his great inventions, he will know the Greek Theatre and witness the death of his dear friend, perhaps the greatest genius that humanity has ever produced. Then, Caius goes to Alexandria and knows a group of Chinese scholars who escaped from oppression of the emperor of China. A fascinating journey to the great civilizations of antiquity: Greek, Carthaginian, Roman, Celtic, Egyptian and Chinese. In a unique and exciting approach, this book can be used in the educational field to stimulate in young people the taste for Mathematics, Physics and History of Civilizations< Less
Hannibal A Very Special Dog By Maureen C. O'Leary
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Hannibal: A Very Special Dog
Makers of History: Hannibal (Illustrated) By Jacob Abbott
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There are certain names which are familiar, as names, to all mankind; and every person who seeks for any degree of mental cultivation, feels desirous of informing himself of the leading outlines of... More > their history, that he may know, in brief, what it was in their characters or their doings which has given them so widely-extended a fame. Consequently, great historical names alone are selected; and it has been the writer's aim to present the prominent and leading traits in their characters, and all the important events in their lives, in a bold and free manner, and yet in the plain and simple language which is so obviously required in works which aim at permanent and practical usefulness. This volume is dedicated to Hannibal.< Less