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. What reputation did Hannibal have, according to some historians?

2. What captive did Hannibal use to teach his troops a lesson?

3. What language did Hannibal speak besides Carthaginian?

4. What did Hannibal lose while avoiding the Roman army?

5. What did Africanus do to protect his father?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the roles of Polybius of Megalopolis and Titius Livius in recounting the history of the Battle of Cannae.

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the history of the Roman legion and its structure.

Essay Topic 3

Examine the importance of allies for both the Romans and the Carthaginians.

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