Definition of Publius cornelius scipio africanus major

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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Literary usage of Publius cornelius scipio africanus major

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1. The Historic Note-book: With an Appendix of Battles by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1903)
"... called from their African conquests: (1) Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major, Bc 2S1-183 ; (2) Pub- lias Cornelius Scipio Africanus, his elder son; ..."

2. Outlines of History: With Original Tables, Chronological, Genealogical and by Robert Henlopen Labberton (1871)
"Scipio Major, (234-183 BC,) publius cornelius scipio africanus major, the conqueror of Hannibal. He is said to have saved his father's life at the battle of ..."

3. A Brief History of Ancient Peoples by Joel Dorman Steele, Esther Baker Steele (1881)
"177), Cato is the counterpart of Aristides (p. 128). 2 (1) Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major (p. 234) was the conqueror of Hannibal. ..."

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