Definition of Scipio the elder

1. Noun. Roman general who commanded the invasion of Carthage in the second Punic War and defeated Hannibal at Zama (circa 237-183 BC).




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Scilly Islander
Scilly Islanders
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Scincella
Scincidae
Scincoidian
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Scincus
Scindapsus
Scindapsus aureus
Sciot
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Scipio
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Scipio Africanus Major
Scipio the Elder
Scirpus
Scirpus acutus
Scirpus cyperinus
Scissors Paper Stone
Sciurus carolinensis
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Sciurus hudsonicus
Sciurus niger
Sciurus vulgaris
Sclav
Sclavic
Sclavism
Sclavonian
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Literary usage of Scipio the elder

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1. The Ruins and Excavations of Ancient Rome: A Companion Book for Students and by Rodolfo Amedeo Lanciani (1897)
"29-39 ; and vol. vi. p. 282, n. 1284-1294. — Wolfgang Helbig, Guide, vol. ip 75, n. 127; and p. 356, n. 484. Fig. 127. — Portrait Bust of Scipio the Elder ..."

2. Harvard Studies and Notes in Philology and Literature by Frank Edgar Farley, Harvard University Dept. of Modern Languages (1899)
"scipio the elder appears to him in a vision, and reveals to him the secrets of the after life and many of the workings of the universe. ..."

3. Studies and Notes in Philology and Literature (1899)
"scipio the elder appears to him in a vision, and reveals to him the secrets of the after life and many of the workings of the universe. ..."

4. A History of the World from the Earliest Records to the Present Time by Philip Smith (1864)
"... and he is emphatically distin- * The younger Africanus was adopted by Publius Cornelius Scipio, the elder son of the elder Africanus. ..."

5. A History of Rome by Robert Fowler Leighton (1878)
"... Cornelius Scipio, the elder son of the elder Africanus ; according to custom he retained the name of his own gens, and assumed that of his new father; ..."

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