by Jacob Abbott

Description:  An account of the life of the famous Carthaginian general who acquired distinction as a warrior by his desperate contests with the Romans. This lively treatment of the Punic Wars graphically depicts Hannibal's crossing of the Alps with his elephants, the battles he waged in Italy, his eventual defeat, and the ultimate destruction of Carthage.

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Ages:  12-18
Length:  210 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2007
ISBN:  978-1-59915-140-3
Genres:  Ancient History, Biography

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Table of Contents

1. The First Punic War
2. Hannibal at Saguntum 
3. Opening of the Second Punic War 
4. The Passage of the Rhone 
5. Hannibal Crosses the Alps 
6. Hannibal in the North of Italy 

7. The Apennines
8. The Dictator Fabius 
9. The Battle of Cannae 
10. Scipio 
11. Hannibal a Fugitive and an Exile 
12. The Destruction of Carthage

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