Definition of Publius cornelius scipio
1. Noun. Roman general who commanded the invasion of Carthage in the second Punic War and defeated Hannibal at Zama (circa 237-183 BC).
Generic synonyms: Full General, General
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Literary usage of Publius cornelius scipio
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1. The History of Rome by Wilhelm Ihne (1871)
"The command of this reinforcement was intrusted to publius cornelius scipio, a young man only twenty-seven years of age, who had as yet discharged but one ..."
2. Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology by Joseph Thomas (1901)
"The first member of this family that appears in history was PUBLIUS CORNELIUS SCIPIO, who was appointed master of the horse by the dictator Furius Camillas ..."
3. A Manual of Roman Antiquities by William Ramsay, Rodolfo Amedeo Lanciani (1894)
"Thus, in tlic full designation publius cornelius scipio, Publius is the Prae- nomen, marking the individual; Cornelius is the Nomen, and marks that he ..."
4. History of the Roman People by Charles Seignobos (1902)
"This Spanish war won fame for a young Roman general named Scipio (Publius Cornelius Scipio). He was elected consul in 205 BC and sent to Sicily. ..."
5. A Junior Latin Reader by Frederick Warren Sanford, Harry Fletcher Scott (1922)
"publius cornelius scipio AFRICAN.TTS P. Cornelius Scipio filius erat consulis qul exercitui Romano in proelio ad Ticinum flumen ..."
6. History of Spain and Portugal by Samuel Astley Durham (1832)
"... however, of the new general was so glaring, that he was soon compelled to resign his authority into the hands of the famous publius cornelius scipio, ..."