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surname, probably meaning lightning, given members of a powerful Carthaginian family: see Hamilcar BarcaHamilcar Barca,
d. 229 or 228 B.C., Carthaginian general. He was assigned the command in Sicily in 247 in the First Punic War (see Punic Wars). From mountain bases near Palermo he made repeated raids on the Romans and relieved the Punic garrison in Lilybaeum.
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; HannibalHannibal
, b. 247 B.C., d. 183 or 182 B.C. Carthaginian general, an implacable and formidable enemy of Rome. Although knowledge of him is based primarily on the reports of his enemies, Hannibal appears to have been both just and merciful. He is renowned for his tactical genius.
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; HasdrubalHasdrubal,
d. 207 B.C., Carthaginian general; son of Hamilcar Barca. During the Second Punic War (see Punic Wars), his brother Hannibal, on leaving for Italy, made Hasdrubal commander in Spain.
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The contract with FC Barcelona involves the acquisition by Herbalife of global association rights, as well as various publicity assets and rights held by the club to promote its name internationally.
It is an honor for FC Barcelona to announce today this new sponsorship agreement with OPPO," he said.
NEW YORK, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Building upon the success of existing soccer schools in Barcelona, Marbella and Boston, the official FC Barcelona Escola is expanding to London, England for the first time this summer.
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Arab Bank (UAB) recently awarded 24 salary transfer customers all-expense paid trips to see FC Barcelona play live in Spain this January.
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When over 100 FutbolNet participants assembled to facilitate the visiting FC Barcelona Legends at The Sultan s School in March, the success of the programme was evident.
FC Barcelona has been characterized by being not only a football organization, but also a strong force for globalization, solidarity, integration and social cohesion, since its start.
In attendance were leading representatives of both organisations including Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baqer, FC Barcelona President Sandro Rosell and Vice-President of the club's economic and strategy area, Javier Faus.
Essa Al Haddad, Chief Marketing Officer, Etisalat said, "Etisalat is delighted to be associated with FC Barcelona.
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The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has sanctioned the Real Federacion Espanola de Futbol (RFEF) and Spanish club FC Barcelona for breaches relating to the international transfer and registration of players under the age of 18," FIFA said in an official statement earlier in 2014.