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Scipio Africanus

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  • n. Roman general who commanded the invasion of Carthage in the second Punic War and defeated Hannibal at Zama (circa 237-183 BC)

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Examples

  • The statues had, under peculiar circumstances, been recovered by Scipio Africanus from Carthage, and been restored by the Roman General to the Sicilians, from whom they had been taken, and had been erected at Therma.

    The Life of Cicero

  • The younger daughter of Scipio Africanus — who rolled up Hannibal and conquered Carthage — she had been married to the great nobleman Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus in her nineteenth year, which was his forty-fifth year; her mother, Aemilia Paulla, was the sister of the great Aemilius Paullus, which made Cornelia the Mother of the Gracchi patrician on both sides.

    The First Man in Rome

  • She was the daughter of Scipio Africanus and Aemilia Paulla, and married Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • To Scipio Africanus during the second war against Carthage.

    The First Man in Rome

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