Scipio Africanus(redirected from Scipio Africanus the Elder)
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Scipio Africanus, Publius Cornelius Known as "Scipio the Elder." 236?-183? bc.
Roman general and politician who invaded northern Africa, conquered Carthage, and brought the Second Punic War to an end by defeating Hannibal at Zama (202).