Hannibal of Carthage; vengence, oaths, and elephants.

The image of Hannibal of Carthage marching across the Alps with with his war elephants is understandably  significant in the stories of  ancient wars and battles. He is portrayed as the leader of a terrifying opposition to the early Roman republic- but why then, despite his strength and tactical approaches, did he fail to be…… Continue reading Hannibal of Carthage; vengence, oaths, and elephants.