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Hasdrubal

(hăz`dro͞obəl), d. 221 B.C., Carthaginian general. He fought under his father-in-law, 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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, in Africa and in Spain, where he succeeded (229 or 228 B.C.) Hamilcar as general. He increased the empire in Spain, where he founded Carthago Nova (modern Cartagena). By treaty with Rome (226 B.C.), he fixed the northern boundary of Carthaginian Spain at the Ebro River.

Hasdrubal,

d. 207 B.C., Carthaginian general; son of 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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. During the Second Punic War (see Punic WarsPunic Wars,
three distinct conflicts between Carthage and Rome. When they began, Rome had nearly completed the conquest of Italy, while Carthage controlled NW Africa and the islands and the commerce of the W Mediterranean.
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), his brother 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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, on leaving for Italy, made Hasdrubal commander in Spain. Hasdrubal conducted a long campaign against the Romans, led by Publius and Cnaeus ScipioScipio
, ancient Roman family of the Cornelian gens. They were patricians. During the 3d and 2d cent. B.C. they were distinguished by their love of Greek culture and learning.
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, who prevented him from joining Hannibal at a critical moment in 216 B.C. Both Scipios fell in battle in 211 B.C., but in 209 B.C. Scipio Africanus MajorScipio Africanus Major
(Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus) , 236–183 B.C., Roman general, the conqueror of Hannibal in the Punic Wars. He was the son of Publius Cornelius Scipio, and from a very early age he considered himself to have divine inspiration.
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 took Cartagena. Hasdrubal eluded him by crossing the Pyrenees at their western extremity and, after crossing the Alps, arrived in central Italy. On the Metaurus (Metauro) River he met (207 B.C.) the army of Caius Claudius Nero. Hasdrubal died in the battle. His defeat is considered decisive in the war, for it prevented Hannibal from receiving Carthaginian aid.

Hasdrubal

 

Died 221 B.C. Carthaginian general and statesman.

Hasdrubal accompanied his father-in-law, Hamilcar Barca, on his Spanish campaign, and in 229 B.C., Hasdrubal became commander of the Carthaginian troops in Spain. He founded New Carthage (present-day Cartagena), subdued Spanish tribes up to the Iberus (Ebro) River, and in 226 signed a treaty with the Romans fixing the Iberus River as the boundary of the Carthaginian possessions in Spain.

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Hasdrubal

 

Died 207 B.C. Carthaginian general and statesman.

Hasdrubal was Hamilcar Barca’s son and Hannibal’s younger brother. During the Second Punic War (218-201 B.C.), he commanded the Carthaginian forces in Spain, where he won several victories over the Romans. In 207 he crossed the Pyrenees and the Alps into Italy with his troops to help Hannibal but was defeated and killed in the battle at the Metaurus River.

A. I. NEMIROVSKII

Hasdrubal

died 207 bc, Carthaginian general: commanded the Carthaginian army in Spain (218--211); joined his brother Hannibal in Italy and was killed at the Metaurus
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