13. An officer sent by the Carthaginians to Sardinia in B. C. 239 to reduce the mercenaries there, who had followed the example of those in Africa, mutinied, and put to death their commander, Bostar.
But no sooner did Hanno arrive in the island than his own troops declared in favour of the rebels, by whom he was taken prisoner and immediately crucified. (Plb. 1.79