Tag: Hannibal

Sep 27 2014

The War with Hannibal by Livy

Livy is too patriotic to be completely trusted as a historian, but even he cannot help but convey a grudging admiration for the towering figure of Hannibal. He has nothing good to say about Carthage in general, and he works in some malicious gossip about Hannibal that is probably nothing more than just that, but …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thefrumiousconsortium.net/2014/09/27/the-war-with-hannibal-by-livy/