Hannibal

247 - 183 B.C.

Most famous achievement.

He marched an army, including elephants. From lberia over the Pyrenees and Alps into northern italy.


Victory!

In his first few years he won three dramatic victories. Trebia, Trasimene, and Cannae.


He occupied much of italy for 15 years!

Finally Defeat.. :(

Invasion

A roman counter-invasion of North Africa forced him to return to Carthage, where he was defeated by Scipio at the Battle of Zama.


Exile..

Seven years after the victory of Zama, the romans, alarmed by Carthages renewed prosperity, Demanded hannibals surrender. He then went into voluntary exile. He then ran from the romans. They were destined to find him. Prusias agreed to give him up.


Death DX

At Libyssa on the eastern shore of the Sea of Marmara, he took poison. He had carried with him for a while, In his ring. He left a letter declaring "let us relieve the Romand from the anxiety they have so long experienced, since they think it tries thier patience."