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Himilco

6. A Carthaginian, who commanded the fleet of Hasdrubal in Spain in 217 B. C. He was attacked by Cn. Scipio at the mouth of the Iberus, and completely defeated, twenty-five ships out of forty taken, and the rest driven to the shore, where the crews with difficulty made their escape. (Liv. 22.19, 20; Plb. 3.95, by whom he is called Hamilcar. See HAMILCAR, No. 10.)

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