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The battle of Carrhae (53 BC), where 20,000 out of 36,000 legionaires may have died, the greatest Parthian victory against Rome, was a very bad moment in Roman history and a very good moment in Parthian history.
This, indeed, would have been an extraordinary fate in the 1st century BC, to have been a Roman legionnaire, captured by the Parthians, then captured by the Chinese, and then living out one's life in China.
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Hannibal (general) (247-183 bc), Carthaginian general, son of Hamilcar Barca, whose march on Rome from Spain across the Alps in 218-217 bc remains one of the greatest feats in military history.
Hasdrubal, however, was surprised, defeated, and slain by the Roman consul Gaius Claudius Nero in the Battle of the Metaurus (Metauro) River.
In 202 bc, after 15 years, and with the military fortunes of Carthage rapidly declining, Hannibal was recalled to Africa to direct the defense of his country against a Roman invasion under Scipio Africanus the Elder.
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  Hannibal - WCD (Wiki Classical Dictionary)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 221 BC he attacked the Olcades, a tribe of the interior, who were quickly compelled to submit by the fall of their capital, Althaea.
He was elected one of the suffetes (Livy calls him praetor), the two principal magistrates of Carthage, for 196 BC and introduced reforms weakening the power of the oligarchs and reorganising the state's finances to allow the payment of the war indemnity to Rome without additional taxation.
In 190 BC he commanded a Syrian fleet against Rhodes, but his great talent as a general—the ability to use topography against his enemy—was worthless at sea and he was defeated.
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 Parthian Empire: 250 BC-AD 225
In 247 BC, Arsaces, a Parni leader, revolted against the Greek ruling and the Seleucid Empire advanced in the east.
In 92 BC, Mithridates II was able to conclude the first treaty between Parthia and Rome.
In 54 BC, The Roman general Crassus claimed he could conquer Parthian Mesopotamia, but in 53 BC, the Parthians defeated the Romans and Crassus was killed, by beheading.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for kannibal
Although knowledge of him is based primarily on the reports of his enemies, Hannibal appears to have been both just and merciful.
One of the greatest generals of ancient times, in 218 bc he invaded n Italy after crossing the Alps with 40,000 troops and a force of elephants.
Cannae, Battle of (216 BC) A battle fought at the village of Cannae in southern Italy, which was one of the classic victories in military history.
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 Hannibal Biography
In 189 BC the Romans, having defeated Antiochus in a war, demanded that he turn Hannibal over to them and the great general fled again, this time to the court of King Prusias I of Bithynia.
Hannibal Barca ("mercy of Baal"), son of Hamilcar Barca, was born in 247 BC.
In 210 BC Hannibal again proved his superiority in tactics by a severe defeat inflicted at Herdoniac (modern Ordona) in Apulia upon a proconsular army, and in 208 BC destroyed a Roman force engaged in the siege of Locri Epizephyri.
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 Hamilcar Barca
Hannibal was born 247 BC, the son of Hamilcar Barca, a General of the Carthaginian Army.
Born in late 247 BC, was the eldest son of Hamilcar Barca.
Hannibal was born 247 BC, the son of Hamilcar Barca, the current General of the Carthaginian Army.
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 Caecilii Metelli at AllExperts
He was a brilliant general that fought in the Third Macedonic War, securing, in 146 BC the annexation of Macedonia as a Roman province, hence the agnomen Macedonicus.
He was elected consul in 143 BC and censor in 131 BC.
He was elected consul 80 BC and afterwards, sent as a proconsul to the Hispania provinces.
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 Hannibal - Military History Wiki
In 189 BC the Romans, having defeated Antiochus in a war, demanded that he turn Hannibal over to them and the general fled again, this time to the court of King Prusias I of Bithynia.
Hannibal ("mercy or favor of Baal"), son of Hamilcar Barca, was born in 247 BC.
In 210 BC Hannibal again proved his superiority in tactics by a severe defeat inflicted at Herdoniac (modern Ordona) in Apulia upon a proconsular army, and in 208 BC destroyed a Roman force engaged in the siege of Locri Epizephyrii.
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Hannibal Barca was born in 247 BC, oldest son to the great Carthaginian general Hamilcar Barca.
When Hamilcar Barca died in 229 BC in battle near the Jucar river, command of the Spanish wars was given to Hannibal's brother-in-law, Hasdrubal.
Scipio returned to Italy in 205 BC and was elected consul to Sicily at the age of 31, a position that gave him the authority to attack Africa.
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Alexander IV Ptolemaic Dynasty 305-30 BC During this period the Ptolemy's would struggle with the Seleucid Dynasty in Syria for control of Palestine.
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When Julius Caesar was assassinated in 44 BC, Octavian and Anthony struggled for power which culminated in the Battle of Actium in 31 BC.
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BC Parthia was conquered by Alexander the Great and after his death remained a part of the Seleucid Empire.
BC, it was invaded by the nomadic tribe Parni, which later grew into Parthians.
BC after king Antiochus III the Great (223 BC - 189 BC) was soundly defeated by the Romans in Asia Minor and Seleucid power declined.
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Its title gave rise to the name "China." Founded in 221 BC by Qin Shi huang (Shihuangdi), the Qin dynasty was a continuation of a Qin state that had existed.
In 221 BC King Zheng proclaimed the Qin dynasty and took the unprecedented title of Shi Huang (First Emperor), assuming that his dynasty would last for thousands of years.
Shihuangdi died in 211 BC while on an inspection tour of the eastern part of the empire.
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Her influence engaged him in a war with Ptolemy Philadelphus, King of the South in 260 BC, which was terminated in 252 BC by a marriage between Antiochus and Bernice, Ptolemy's daughter.
But on the death of Philadelphus, (he that begat her), in 247 BC, Antiochus repudiated Bernice and took back his former wife, Laudice who distrusted him and so murdered him to secure the throne for her son.
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 Parthian empire
The Parphians, however, were troubled by nomad attacks on their northeastern borders, as well as attacks by the Scythians.
The confusion came to an end about 76/75 BC, when the octogenarian king Sanatruces was set on the Parthian throne by the central Asian tribe of the Sacaraucae.Yet it was not untill Sanatruces son and successor, Phraates III (r.70-58 BC), that the empire was again in a fairly settled state.
Parthian language is a Middle Iranian language originated in Parthia (mainly the northeastern corner of modern,Iran and central-western south of Turkmenistan),and became the oficial language of Arsacid period.
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 BBC - History - Rome's Greatest Enemies Gallery
Born in 247 BC, Hannibal became commander of the Carthaginian forces in Spain, in succession to his father Hamilcar in 221 BC.
At the time, Rome and Carthage were moving towards the outbreak of the second of the three so-called Punic wars (264-241 BC, 218-201 BC, and 149-146 BC) through which their conflict over the control of the western Mediterranean was eventually decided.
Hannibal took the war to Rome, and in May 218 BC conquered northern Spain before crossing the Alps in the autumn with 50,000 infantry, 9,000 cavalry and, famously, 37 elephants.
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 Summary
Before the second century BC seven independent states vied for hegemony in the period called 'Warring States'.
In 247 BC King Zheng came to the throne and he led the western-most state of Qin to one military victory after another until total conquest was achieved in 221 BC.
Two years after his death in 210 BC, a group of conscripts revolted (known as The Revolt of Chen Sheng and Wu Guang)and began a wave of rebellion.
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 the truth about china and its cover ups - Qin Shi Huang - BlogHoster
Qin Shi Huang (秦始皇) (November/December 260 BC-September 10, 210 BC), personal name Zheng, was king of the Chinese State of Qin from 247 BC to 221 BC, and then the first emperor of a unified China from 221 BC to 210 BC, ruling under the name First Emperor.
Eventually, in 202 BC the Han Dynasty managed to reunify the whole of China, which now became officially known as the State of Han (漢國), which can also be translated as the Empire of Han.
Zheng ascended the throne in 247 BC at the age of 12 and a half, and was king under a regent until 238 BC when at the age of 21 and a half he staged a palace coup and assumed full power.
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 Parthians, A History Of
By 200 BC Arsaces' successors were firmly established along the southern shore of the Caspian Sea.
In 95 BC the Armenian Tigranes II, a hostage at the court of Mithradates, was placed on the throne of Armenia by his Parthian overlord, and the small kingdoms of northern Mesopotamia--Adiabene, Gordyene, and Osroene--gave allegiance to Mithradates.
Mithradates II died about 87 BC, although he may have died earlier, since the period after 90 BC is dark and a usurper named Gotarzes may have ruled for a few years in Mesopotamia.
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In 6th century BC the Medes expelled the Saka from west-central Iran and the Saka retreated into Armenia while another group of them ended up on the eastern shores of the Caspian Sea, where they intermingled with their Daha kinsmen.
In 328 BC Alexander defeated the Bactro-Sogdian allies, married the rebel leader’s daughter, installed a garrison of 10,000 infantry and 3,500 cavalry in Bactria and headed south into India.
The gradual demise of the Seleucid Kingdom (312-64 BC) and concomitant rise of the Parthian kingdom in Iran (247 BC -- AD 224) heralded the emergence of the Saka to national prominence as a part of the Parthian tribal blend under Parni (Aparni) leadership.
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Upon the assassination of Hasdrubal (221 BC), Hannibal was proclaimed commander-in-chief by the army and confirmed in his appointment by the Carthaginian government.
In 203 BC, after nearly fifteen years of fighting in Italy, and with the military fortunes of Carthage rapidly declining, Hannibal was recalled to Carthage to direct the defense of his native country against a Roman invasion under Scipio Africanus.
In 196 BC he was placed in command of a Phoenician fleet but was defeated in a battle off the Eurymedon River.
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