Hannibal Barca of Carthage

Hannibal Barca of Carthage

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Interesting facts about THE HANNIBAL BARCA

- Was said to have lost vision in one eye when traveling through marsh land - Most famous for crossing Alps with 45,000 infantry, 6,000 cavalry,and 37 elephants - Hannibal sent elephants in to knock down front line at beginning of battle - Died when he was 63 years old - The Spanish soldiers who helped Hannibal wanted severed hands of enemy as trophies - After the 1st battle in Italy only one elephant was left

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