battle of Zama


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Noun1.battle of Zama - the battle in 202 BC in which Scipio decisively defeated Hannibal at the end of the second Punic Warbattle of Zama - the battle in 202 BC in which Scipio decisively defeated Hannibal at the end of the second Punic War
Punic War - one of the three wars between Carthage and Rome that resulted in the destruction of Carthage and its annexation by Rome; 264-241 BC, 218-201 BC, 149-146 BC
Republic of Tunisia, Tunisia - a republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean coast; achieved independence from France in 1956; "southern Tunisia is mostly desert"
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She begins by exploring the day in 202BC when Rome defeated the might of Carthage under Hannibal at the Battle of Zama in modernday Tunisia.
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Indeed, the eighth chapter, which closes with the battle of Zama and Rome's harsh peace terms, is oddly titled "The End of Hannibal" even though he lived another two decades.
Therefore, the mountain-like creatures shown in paintings such as Giulio Romano's The Battle of Zama were not similar to those employed by the great Carthaginian.