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Polybius, Histories 22 0 Browse Search
Cornelius Tacitus, The History (ed. Alfred John Church, William Jackson Brodribb) 12 0 Browse Search
Margaret Fuller, Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli (ed. W. H. Channing) 8 0 Browse Search
Vitruvius Pollio, The Ten Books on Architecture (ed. Morris Hicky Morgan) 6 0 Browse Search
William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 2 6 0 Browse Search
M. Tullius Cicero, Orations, The fourteen orations against Marcus Antonius (Philippics) (ed. C. D. Yonge) 4 0 Browse Search
P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Brookes More) 4 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 4 0 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 4 0 Browse Search
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annibal spent five months in this march, which was a march of 1200 miles, leaving no garrisons in his rear, and keeping up no communication whatever with either Spain or Carthage. He established his base, of operations among the Cis-Alpine Gauls, not in Spain, as Napoleon's base was at Smolensko, not in France. The Gauls became Carthaginians to him, as the Poles were French to Napoleon. The same year, he crossed the Po, and defeated the Romans on the Trebia. The next year, he passed the Apennines, and destroyed the Roman army of Flaminius at Thrasymene. Then, for the first time, he communicated with Carthage by the Adriatic. In 216, he was attacked, at CannÅ’, on the Adriatic, in the kingdom of Naples, by two consular armies combined, and numbering in all eighty-seven thousand men. He killed 70,000 of them on the spot, and took 14,000 prisoners, although his own force did not exceed 50,000 men. Rome was but six marches off. It has been said he might have entered it, if he had marc