Lecture6 - Lecture 6: HANNIBAL AND THE AFTERMATH; ROMAN...

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Lecture 6: HANNIBAL AND THE AFTERMATH; ROMAN RELIGION - OLD AND NEW I. The Second Punic War (218-201 B.C.) Saguntum people wanted a relationship with Rome to trick the Carthaginians. Remapped Saguntum. Carthage put in the general Hannibal. Hit the Alps barrier. Fabius is the mentor of Cato, more strategic general that most generals. The biggest defeat that the Romans ever suffered was at Cannae in 216 B.C. -80,000 people. Hannibal stays in (takes over) Rome for the next 14 years. Considerable damage cost to the Romans. Romans appointed a young charismatic leader Scipio who took the war to Africa. He defeated Hannibal using Hannibal’s own tactics. The Romans could not go back to their normal way of life due to social upheaval, etc. More and more people moved to Rome for business. Hannibal ; Saguntum ; Alps and elephants; Fabius; Cannae (216 B.C.); Scipio and Zama (202 B.C.) II. Long-term consequences: new trends vs. old traditions, e.g. in religion III. The character of Roman religion
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