Then, just as things looked their bleakest, a brilliant Roman general, Publius Cornelius Scipio
, known to historians as Scipio Africanus or Scipio the Great, a man both resolute and clever, stepped to the fore.
Publius Cornelius Scipio
, better known as Scipio Africanus, was a military leader whose genius was equal to that of Hannibal.
In the Second Punic War, for instance, the Romans fought the Carthaginian general Hannibal for eighteen long, bloody years on Italian soil before Publius Cornelius Scipio
ended it by acting on an important fact: While Hannibal destroyed the Italian countryside, the carnage mounting with no clear end in sight, "Carthage itself--the center of Carthaginian political, religious, and social power--was unthreatened by any Roman soldier" (p.
El Humanismo occidental es creado en el Circulo de los Escipiones, conformado, principalmente, por Publius Cornelius Scipio
Aemilianus (Africanus Minor); luego, son atraidos e incorporados: Terencio, de quien salio el ya mencionado manifiesto de los humanistas aparecido en un verso de una obra teatral; el amigo de Escipion, Polibio, politico e historiador griego, provisto de una gran cultura, quien habia sido llevado a Roma como rehen; el filosofo estoico, Panecio de Rodas, y C.
Roman history has lionized her father, Publius Cornelius Scipio
Africanus, who died in 184 B.
The life of Publius Cornelius Scipio
Africanus is dictated as a memoir to his amanuensis Bostar, who served Hannibal in the first novel as his mapmaker.