The Ghosts of Cannae: Hannibal and the Darkest Hour of the Roman Republic Test | Final Test - Hard

Robert L. O'Connell
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why did the Battle at Cannae have to come quickly?

2. What neighbor did Rome have trouble with?

3. How did Hannibal differ from other Carthaginians according to "Hannibal's Way"?

4. Where did the tide of the war start to turn for the Roman according to "Cannae"?

5. How old was Africanus during his first battle against Hannibal?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Compare the cities of Rome and Carthage, examining their similarities and differences.

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the background of Publius Scipio, and compare him to Roman military leaders who proceeded him.

Essay Topic 3

Examine the role that religion and sacrifice had for the Romans and Carthaginians.

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