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Unformatted text preview: • Origin: probably Etruscan • Coliseum wasn’t built until 80 AD o Temporary buildings were made to fight Scipio Africanus Publius Cornelius Scipio • Encouraged Romans of going intobattle (p. 42) Hannibal • Degenerates enemy • Brings back First Punic War to encourage people against Romans • Defending against agressors • Rewards tax free land o Slaves could go free • Romans believed in omens! (p. 62-3) At Siciliy, Tiberus Sempronius is successful and gains Cartheginan navy and joins Scipio Wins and becomes overly excited Rationus vs Second Punic War 1. Trabea 2. Lake Trasimene • Narrow path • Completely surrounded by Carthegenians • Terrible loss by Romans 3. Cannae Gaius Flaminius – second counsel embodying rationus Gnaeus serulius – caution Narrow path...
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- Scipio Africanus, Publius Cornelius Scipio