The Ghosts of Cannae: Hannibal and the Darkest Hour of the Roman Republic Character Descriptions

Robert L. O'Connell
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Hannibal

This person was a brilliant tactician who spent his first nine years of his life in Carthage before he went to Spain with his father.

Titus Livius

This person, born in 59 B.C., began writing at the age of 30 when Augustus Caesar was emperor of Rome and ended up writing 142 books, though only 32 survived.

Scipio Africanus

This person was a commander who led men into Africa where the men attained revenge on those who banished them.

Hamicar Barca

This person established a family empire in Spain and was a military commander during the First Punic War.

Mago Barca

This person was at Cannae, and helped fight the Romans until he died from a flesh wound.

Hasdrubal Barca

This person stayed in Spain during the Second Punic War in order to guard the family holdings, but was killed during the Battle of the Metaurus.

Fabius Maximus

This person...

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