Scipio Africanus

Roman general who commanded the invasion of Carthage in the second Punic War and defeated Hannibal at Zama (circa 237-183 BC)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general

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  • Scipio Africanus — This article is about the Roman general who defeated Hannibal in the Second Punic War. For other men with this name, see Scipio Africanus (disambiguation). Cornelius Scipio This bust of Scipio Africanus the Elder is at the National Museum in… …   Wikipedia

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  • Scipio Africanus — biographical name Publius Cornelius 236 184(or 183) B.C. Scipio the Elder Roman general …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Scipio Africanus (slave) — Scipio Africanus (1702 ndash; 21 December 1720) was a slave born to unknown parents from West Africa. He was named for Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major, the third century BCE Roman general, famous for defeating the Carthaginian military… …   Wikipedia

  • Scipio Africanus Jones — (3 August, 1863 2 March 1943) was an African American educator, attorney, judge, philanthropist, and Republican politician from the state of Arkansas. He was most famous for successfully guiding the appeals of the twelve men condemned to death… …   Wikipedia

  • Scipio Africanus the Elder — ▪ Roman general Introduction Latin  Scipio Africanus Major , in full  Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus  born 236 BC died 183 BC, Liternum, Campania [now Patria, Italy]  Roman (ancient Rome) general noted for his victory over the Carthaginian… …   Universalium

  • Scipio Africanus the Younger — ▪ Roman general Introduction also called  Scipio Aemilianus , Latin  Scipio Africanus Minor , in full  Publius Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus Africanus (Numantinus)  born 185/184 BC died 129 BC, Rome       Roman general famed both for his exploits… …   Universalium

  • Scipio Africanus (disambiguation) — There were three people named Scipio Africanus:*Scipio Africanus ( Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus, 235–183 BC), Roman general who defeated Hannibal, to whom the name Scipio Africanus usually refers * Scipio Aemilianus Africanus (185–129 BC),… …   Wikipedia

  • Scipio Africanus Major — noun Roman general who commanded the invasion of Carthage in the second Punic War and defeated Hannibal at Zama (circa 237 183 BC) • Syn: ↑Scipio, ↑Scipio Africanus, ↑Publius Cornelius Scipio, ↑Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major, ↑Scipio… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scipio Africanus (the Younger) — or Scipio Aemilianus in full Publius Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus Africanus Numantinus born 185/184 died 129 BC, Rome Roman general credited with the final subjugation of Carthage. He was the natural son of Paullus and the adoptive son of Publius… …   Universalium

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