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Hannĭbal (Annibal ), ălis (ālis, Enn. Sat. 14 Vahl.), = Ἀννίβας [Phoen.],
I.a Punic surname. The most celebrated of the name is Hannibal, son of Hamilcar, the leader of the Carthaginians in the second Punic war, Nep. Han. 1 al.; Liv. 21, 1 al.; Hor. C. 4, 8, 16; Cic. de Or. 1, 48, 210 al.: “et Romani suum Hannibalem habent,Liv. 27, 16, 10. —Prov.: “Hannibal ad portas, of imminent and great danger,Cic. Fin. 4, 9, 22: “Mithridates, odio in Romanos Hannibal,a Hannibal, Vell. 2, 18, 1.
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