Scipio Aemilianus Africanus Publius Cornelius

Scip·io Ae·mil·i·a·nus Af·ri·ca·nus

(sĭp′ē-ō′ ĭ-mĭl′ē-ā′nəs ăf′rĭ-kā′nəs, skĭp′-), Publius Cornelius Known as "Scipio the Younger." 185?-129 bc.
Roman general and politician who commanded the final destruction of Carthage (146) in the Third Punic War.
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