Hannibal
(1,492 words)

(Ḥnbl = ‘grace of Bl’; Ἀννίβας; Anníbas).

[German version]

[1] Carthaginian general end of 5th cent. BC

Successful Carthaginian commander, son of  Gescon [1], the Magonid. Having grown up in exile in Selinunt among other places, he established the Punic ‘province’ in western Sicily (‘epicracy’) through military campaigns in 410/9 an…

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Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich), “Hannibal”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 24 September 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e503110>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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