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course of Hannibal over the Alps ascertained.

by Whitaker, John

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Published by J. Stockdale in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alps.
    • Subjects:
    • Hannibal, 247-182 B.C. -- Military leadership,
    • Punic War, 2nd, 218-201 B.C. -- Campaigns -- Alps

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy John Whitaker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG247.2 .W57
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6949213M
      LC Control Number04035252
      OCLC/WorldCa6619997

        The Carthaginian forces were led by Hannibal Barca, one of the greatest military commanders of the ancient world. He is remembered today for his astonishing march commanding o troops, 15, cavalry and 37 war elephants across the Alps in the depths of winter. Explore books by John Whitaker with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £

        Whenever the square formation would try to charge through one side of the circle, Hannibal’s troops would move, open up, and encircle them once again. As a result, even though Hannibal’s force was inferior to that of his foe, he won. Hannibal’s army managed to surround and kill or capture nea Romans. In The Histories, Polybius records Hannibal losing over half of his troops during the alpine crossing, or ab soldiers. At the beginning of the treacherous passage, Hannibal entered Gaul w infantry and 9, cavalry. He then crossed the Rhone river w infantry and 8, cavalry.

      Whitaker, John, The course of Hannibal over the Alps ascertained. (London, J. Stockdale, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Whitaker, John, The genuine history of the Britons asserted against Mr. Macpherson. (London, Printed for J. Murray, ) (page images at HathiTrust).   Thank you, nuclearguy; that’s a very intelligent question, and I would state that to whatever degree Hannibal destroyed Scipio (goodness, a consular army of two legions against the seasoned ‘Army of Iberia’ of o with superior quality and quantity in horsemen, under Hannibal no less!), the streamlined path to Catalonia would be open for another expeditionary Roman army to arrive.


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Map of Hannibal's Crossing of the Alps. Hannibal's route across the Alps is one of those historical questions that cause endless debate even though the subject has no importance does not prevent us, however, from enjoying the puzzle and adding some extra speculations.

There are two ancient texts that give a description of Hannibal's route. How Hannibal managed to get thousands of men, horses and mules, and 37 elephants over the Alps is one magnificent feat.” • This article was.

Hoyte also published an account of the expedition in his book, Trunk Road for Hannibal - with an elephant over the Alps, in It was republished in under the title Alpine Elephant - In Hannibal's Tracks. Geoffroy de Galbert, also points out that later supply trains were unable to use the proposed route across the Traversette.

Get this from a library. The course of Hannibal over the Alps ascertained.: By John Whitaker, B.D. Rector of Ruan Lanyhorne, Cornwall.

In two volumes. [John Whitaker]. Of this he produced only the first two books (–5)—dealing respectively with the Roman and Roman-British, and with the English period to the foundation of the heptarchy, and, therefore, belonging in part to the domain of ancient history. In he published The Course of Hannibal over the Alps ascertained, which has not proved the.

Dodge followed Hannibal's route from Carthage to Italy, paying particular attention to the famous crossing of the Alps, exploring every pass in order to determine Hannibal's route.

In this book, he wrote an entire history of the art of war among these two mighty armies and included hundreds of invaluable s:   Well, to that end, PBS’ new documentary – Secrets of the Dead: Hannibal in the Alps (that aired on 10th April) might just have a few answers.

Now the popular notion concerning the route that was crossed by Hannibal and his army pertains to the Col du Clapier, also known as the Way of Hercules in the ancient times.

The famous crossing of the Alps occurred in BC, a period when Carthage and Rome were competing for world dominance. Hannibal traversed the mountains–once thought uncrossable–with a .Hannibal - Hannibal - The Alpine crossing: Some details of Hannibal’s crossing of the Alps have been preserved, chiefly by Polybius, who is said to have traveled the route himself.

First to oppose the crossing was a tribelet of the Allobroges, who may have been angered by Hannibal’s intervention on behalf of Brancus. This group attacked the rear of Hannibal’s column in an ambush. Hannibal ad portas – a phrase that not only exemplified what an entire generation of Romans went through but also reverberated into popular consciousness during the later years of crises faced by the Roman meaning ‘Hannibal is at the gates’, it was an adage used by parents who wanted to scare their children at night.

And in more crucial scenarios, it was even used as a.