Barca the Carthaginian


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  • BARCA —    1) (500), a Turkish province in the N. of Africa, between Tripoli and Egypt; produces maize, figs, dates, and olives.    2) name of a Carthaginian family to which Hamilcar, Hasdrubal, and Hannibal belonged, and determinedly opposed to the… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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  • List of battles of the Second Punic War — This is an incomplete list of battles of the Second Punic War, showing the battles on the Italian peninsula and some in Africa, in Sicily and Hispania.*218 BC **Battle of Lilybaeum A Roman fleet of 20 quinqueremes defeated a Carthaginian fleet of …   Wikipedia

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  • Hamilcar Barca — or Barcas (ca. 275 ndash; 228 BC) was a Carthaginian general and statesman, leader of the Barcid family, and father of Hannibal, Hasdrubal and Mago. He was also father in law to Hasdrubal the Fair.The name Hamilcar (Punic Phoenician ḥmlqrt ,… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of the Metaurus — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of the Metaurus partof=the Second Punic War caption= date=207 BC place=Metaurus River, Marche, present day Italy casus= territory= result=Decisive Roman victory combatant1=Carthage combatant2=Roman… …   Wikipedia

  • Hanno the Elder — was a Carthaginian general who served under Hannibal during the Second Punic War. According to the historian Livy, his track record was terrible: in 215 BC he was defeated by Tiberius Sempronius Longus at Grumentum, in 214 BC he was defeated by… …   Wikipedia

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