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)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Publius Cornelius 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, ↑Scipio Africanus Major, ↑Publius Cornelius Scipio, ↑Scipio the Elder • Instance …   Useful english dictionary

  • Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major — Dieser Artikel oder Abschnitt ist nicht hinreichend mit Belegen (Literatur, Webseiten oder Einzelnachweisen) versehen. Die fraglichen Angaben werden daher möglicherweise demnächst gelöscht. Hilf Wikipedia, indem du die Angaben recherchierst und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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 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 — 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 Major, ↑Publius Cornelius Scipio, ↑Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus — Scipion l Africain Pour les articles homonymes, voir Scipions et Scipion l Africain (film). Scipion l Africain …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Scipio — 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 Africanus, ↑Scipio Africanus Major, ↑Publius Cornelius Scipio, ↑Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scipio — /sip ee oh , skip /, n. 1. Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major /pub lee euhs kawr neel yeuhs, af ri kay neuhs, kan euhs, kahn /, ( Scipio the Elder ), 237 183 B.C., Roman general who defeated Hannibal. 2. his adopted grandson Publius… …   Universalium

  • Scipio the Elder — 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, ↑Scipio Africanus Major, ↑Publius Cornelius Scipio, ↑Publius Cornelius Scipio… …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.