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Cornelius Nepos, Life of Hannibal

Latin Text, Notes, Maps, Illustrations and Vocabulary

Trebia. Trasimene. Cannae. With three stunning victories, Hannibal humbled Rome and nearly shattered its empire. Even today Hannibal's brilliant, if ultimately unsuccessful, campaign against Rome during the Second Punic War (218-202 BC) make him one of history's most celebrated military leaders. This biography by Cornelius Nepos (c. 100-27 BC) sketches Hannibal's life from the time he began traveling with his father's army as a young boy, through his sixteen-year invasion of Italy and his ...


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  • Publisher : Open Book Publishers
  • Serie : Classics Textbooks
  • Place of publication : Cambridge
  • Year of publication : 2015
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 29 November 2016
  • ISBN (Print version) : 9781783741328
  • Electronic ISBN : 9782821876200
  • Number of pages : 174 p.

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