Sunday, March 10, 2019

Hannibal and the Second Punic War

PUNIC WATCH: Who was Hannibal? Sworn by his father to forever hate the Romans, Hannibal staged one of the most legendary attacks in the history of military warfare on the formidable army (National Geographic). Because you should know these things.

For past posts on Hannibal and his remarkably military campaign against Rome, see here and links. If Hannibal's luck had been a little better, the learned language of medieval Europe would have been Punic instead of Latin.

Visit PaleoJudaica daily for the latest news on ancient Judaism and the biblical world.