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One of their sisters was married to another Hasdrubal (surnamed 'the Fair'), the leader of the popular party in Carthage, and Hamilcar's successor after his death in 229.
Hasdrubal arrived too late to defend the city, was repulsed, and went back to New Carthage, the Carthaginian capital in Iberia.
Hasdrubal's brother Mago commanded a second army, and a nobleman named Hasdrubal, son of Gesco, commanded a third force.
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 Hasdrubal the Fair
Hasdrubal (†221): Carthaginian commander, son-in-law of Hamilcar Barca, and the man who consolidated the newly conquered provinces in Iberia.
The authorities agreed, and in 228, Hasdrubal arrived in Iberia.
The river Ebro was to be the northern limit of the Carthaginian conquests; Hasdrubal could keep the three Massilian cities; but he was not to go further to the north, where other Massilian colonies were to remain independent.
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  Scipio Africanus
Hannibal's brothers Hasdrubal and Mago, and Hasdrubal Gisco were the generals of the Carthaginian forces in Hispania, and Rome was aided by the inability of these three figures to act in concert.
Hasdrubal had not noticed Scipio's hidden reserves of cavalry moving behind enemy lines, and a Roman cavalry charge created a double envelopment on either flank led by cavalry commander Gaius Laelius and Scipio himself.
Hannibal's brother Hasdrubal had meanwhile marched for Italy, and in 206 BC Scipio himself, having secured the Roman occupation of Hispania by the capture of Gades, gave up his command and returned to Rome.
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  Hasdrubal - LoveToKnow 1911
HASDRUBAL, the name of several Carthaginian generals, among whom the following are the most important: I. The son-in-law of Hamilcar Barca, who followed the latter in his campaign against the governing aristocracy at Carthage at the close of the First Punic War, and in his subsequent career of conquest in Spain.
After Hamilcar's death (228) Hasdrubal, who succeeded him in the command, extended the newly acquired empire by skilful diplomacy, and consolidated it by the foundation of New Carthage (Cartagena) as the capital of the new province, and by a treaty with Rome which fixed the Ebro as the boundary between the two powers.
Hasdrubal himself fell in the fight; his head was cut off and thrown into Hannibal's camp as a sign of his utter defeat.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 356 (v. 2)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hasdrubal, alarmed at this increasing disaffection, determined to bring matters to the issue of a decisive battle, with the view of afterwards putting in execution his long-meditated advance to Italy.
Here he held a consultation with the other two generals (his brother Mago and Has­drubal the son of Gisco), at which it was agreed that he himself should proceed to Italy, leaving his two colleagues to make head against Scipio in Spain.
It is admitted by his enemies that on this occasion Hasdrubal displayed all the qualities of a consummate general, but his forces were greatly inferior to those of the enemy, and his Gaulish auxiliaries were of little service.
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 Poke's Fifteen Decisive Battles
Hasdrubal was sprung from the same father ; trained up in the same hostility to Rome; equally practised in battle against their legions; and, if the comparative speed and success with which he had crossed the Alps was a fair test, he was even a better general than his brother.
Hasdrubal, from his Spanish campaigns, was well acquainted with all the sounds and signals of Roman war, and from all that he heard and saw, he felt convinced that both the Roman consuls were before him.
Hasdrubal's elephants were ten in number, We have no trustworthy information as to the amount of his infantry, but it is quite clear that he was greatly outnumbered by the combined Roman forces.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 355 (v. 2)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
But when the news of the battle of Cannae reached Carthage, orders were immediately sent to Hasdrubal to march at once into Italy, in order.to support and co-operate with the victorious Han­nibal, and Himilco was sent with a fresh army to supply his place in Spain.
But the execution of this plan was frustrated by the total defeat of Hasdrubal in a battle with the two Scipios near the passage of the Iberus; and this disaster was followed by $te defection of many of the native tribes.
In the year 215 we find Hasdrubal and Mago employed with their united forces in the siege of Illiturgi, when the two Scipios came up to the re­lief of the city, totally defeated them, and took their camp.
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 Special Project 1: Tangent Deliverable
Hasdrubal Barca, Hannibal's brother, was raising men for an army to reinforce the Carthaginian armies of Spain.
Hasdrubal survived and retreated with the remains of his army unopposed, Scipio having decided that to follow would have been far to risky.
Meanwhile, Hasdrubal Barca met defeat in Italy at the river Metaurus by the new Roman consuls, and was killed.
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 Bartleby Press-A Spy for Hannibal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Carthage, Hasdrubal is the high priest in thetemple of the goddess Tanit.
As a young man, Hasdrubal was engaged to be married, but his lover disappeared with an Athenian trader.
Because he speaks Latin and is unknown outside the temple, Hasdrubal decides to undertake the mission himself.
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 Hasdrubal Barca
Hasdrubal was the son of Hamilcar and brother of Hannibal.
But the Roman army was now stronger than when Hannibal had come this way 11 years earlier, so Hasdrubal was stopped, and then killed at Metaurus on the northeastern coast of Italy.
Due to the failure of Hasdrubal, Hannibal did not get the aid he needed, and his forces grew gradually weaker, while the Roman forces grew stronger day by day.
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 Hasdrubal Thalassa & Spa (Hammamet, Tunisia) - Hotel Reviews - TripAdvisor
The same can be said about the Hasdrubal resort in Hammamet.
Hasdrubal was built about 8 years ago in the newly developed area...
Every room with the exception of the larger villas, of which there are only two (for highly paid footballers or equivalent wealth) and the Presidential Suite, is extra...
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 Hasdrubal's Manatee
Hasdrubal was shocked when the kid turned around, his face was framed by white hair and as he got closer, Hasdrubal could see there were wrinkles on his face.
Hasdrubal was tired when he climbed out of the water and he lay on the scratchy grass for a while thinking about how to get more food for his sick friend.
Hasdrubal pointed to the spot and said, "She hasn't moved more than a few yards from there in the past few days." The man was taking off his boots and getting flippers ready.
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 Hasdrubal (1 CU) defeats Flaminius (7 CU) in Sicily! | Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage | BoardGameGeek
Hasdrubal has no Flank Left but he plays Ally Deserts and draws one from Rome's hand and plays it to match!
Hasdrubal again counterattacks and this time with Marharbal's Cavalry.
Hasdrubal is displaced shortly thereafter with the same Campaign card when Varro sails to Sicily.
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 Hasdrubal Thalassa Hotel & Spa Port El Kantaoui (Port El Kantaoui, Tunisia) - Hotel Reviews - TripAdvisor
Hasdrubal Thalassa Hotel and Spa Port El Kantaoui: Great Rooms.
Our mission was to find a slow, calm place, with a touch of luxury and the Hasdrubal does indeed provide that.
we were happy to get the hasdrubal as it was situated on the beach.
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 Hasdrubal d. 207 B.C., Carthaginian general. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
During the Second Punic War (see Punic Wars), his brother Hannibal, on leaving for Italy, made Hasdrubal commander in Spain.
Hasdrubal conducted a long campaign against the Romans, led by Publius and Cnaeus Scipio, who prevented him from joining Hannibal at a critical moment in 216
Hasdrubal eluded him by crossing the Pyrenees at their western extremity and, after crossing the Alps, arrived in central Italy.
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 Hasdrubal Hotels & Spa - Hammamet Port El Kantaoui Djerba - Thalassotherapy - TUNISIA
Hasdrubal Hotels and Spa - Hammamet Port El Kantaoui Djerba - Thalassotherapy - TUNISIA
Magnificent gardens which go down in tiers towards the beach, the sea is in the background, and next to it, the marina… such is the beautiful site where the HASDRUBAL Port El Kantaoui is located.
It is an intimate hotel, warm, where everything reflects calm, order, and beauty.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Hasdrubal
Hasdrubal conducted a long campaign against the Romans, led by Publius and Cnaeus Scipio, who prevented him from...
Founded by the Carthaginians under Hasdrubal in 227, it was captured by Scipio Africanus the Elder in 209 and made a Roman colony.
It was held by the Moors from 711 until it was taken by James I of Aragon in...
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 Hasdrubal - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hasdrubal was the name of several Carthaginian generals, among whom the following are the most important:
The son-in-law of Hamilcar Barca, who followed the latter in his campaign against the governing aristocracy at Carthage at the close of the First Punic War, and in his subsequent career of conquest in Spain.
After Hamilcar's death (228 BC) Hasdrubal, who succeeded him in the command, extended the newly acquired empire by skilful diplomacy, and consolidated it by the foundation of Carthago Nova (Cartagena) as the capital of the new province, and by a treaty with Rome which fixed the Ebro as the boundary between the two powers.
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 Battle of Battle of Metaurus (207 BC)
Hannibal's brother Hasdrubal was in command of one of the Carthaginian armies defending Spain from the Romans.
Hasdrubal was also told that some of the soldiers and horses were dusty as if from a long march.
Aware that he was facing both consuls, Hasdrubal attempted to march off secretly to the north but missed his way or was led astray by his guides and was brought to bay by the pursuing Romans.
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 Great Battles of History: Vae Victis 28 Translation
Hasdrubal's army had camped without apprehension and the fleet's vessels had been brought ashore in dispersed order on several beaches when two cruisers from Massilia, a Roman-allied city, spotted the Carthaginians.
For Hasdrubal, surprise was total, because he believed the Roman army was still far off and he did not expect the arrival of a fleet.
Despite Hasdrubal's exhortations, the Carthaginian fleet arrived in battle in poor posture, worse still because of its disorder relative to the enemy.
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 Roman to Julian Conversion: Analysis AUC 547 = 207 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Further, in view of the anxiety caused by news of Hasdrubal's plans, it seems unlikely that there was an intercalation at the end of the previous year, since this would have delayed the entry of new consuls into offce.
Livy 27.49 describes the death of Hasdrubal, Hannibal's brother, in the battle of the Metaurus, when he deliberately sought death in battle after seeing that his army was being annihilated.
For this reason, it has been suggested instead that Ovid is actually referring to the death of Hasdrubal son of Gisgo, who did commit suicide by poison, in A.U.C. But the circumstances of the death of Hasdrubal son of Gisgo did not directly involve Roman action, nor were they exactly glorious.
www.tyndale.cam.ac.uk /egypt/ptolemies/chron/roman/207bc.htm   (1054 words)

 TheHistoryNet | Ancient and Medieval Wars | Second Punic War: Battle of the Metaurus
This way Hasdrubal would know he faced both consuls, not one, and would assume that Hannibal must have been beaten for such an event to be possible.
As the Punic forces formed up to meet the challenge, Hasdrubal noticed that the enemy's numbers had seemed to increase, and that many had dull and stained armor, and were unshaven.
The Metaurus was in flood, probably from spring rains and snow melt, and Hasdrubal was trapped on the south shore, unable to ford the river.
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 Livy's History of Rome
[28.1]Though Hasdrubal's invasion had shifted the burden of war to Italy and brought corresponding relief to Spain, war was suddenly renewed in that country which was quite as formidable as the previous one.
At the time of Hasdrubal's departure Spain was divided between Rome and Carthage as follows: Hasdrubal Gisgo had retreated to the ocean littoral near Gades, the Mediterranean coast-line and almost the whole of Eastern Spain was held by Scipio on behalf of Rome.
Hasdrubal openly avowed that "he admired Scipio more now that he had made his personal acquaintance than after his military successes, and he had no doubt that Syphax and his kingdom were already at the disposal of Rome, such skill did the Roman possess in winning men.
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 Epitaphs Two
Hasdrubal stood in the war-tent with Hannibal and the rest of the inner circle of Hannibal's subordinate commanders.
Hasdrubal's cavalry engaged the Roman knights in a bitter, desperate clash.
Hasdrubal was the only one in Punic dress; more too- real people were appearing in the theatre, but all of them seemed to come from other parts of the world.
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 HASDRUBAL(ES)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hasdrubal was commander of the Carthaginian forces defeated by the Romans under Scipio Africanus Minor in 150 B.C. At the outbreak of the Third Punic War he was reinstated in his command and had several military successes, twice beating off the Romans, once at Nepheris and again in 148-146 B.C. when Scipio retreated at Carthage.
Hasdrubal's wife threw herself and their two sons into the burning streets.
Dorigen thinks that Hasdrubal's wife is an exemplary figure of wifely fidelity; distraught when the Romans capture the town, she skips into the fire, FranklT 1399-1404.
www.columbia.edu /dlc/garland/deweever/H/hasdruba.htm   (204 words)

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