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  Scipio Africanus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scipio was present at the disastrous Battle of Ticinus (where, according to one tradition, he saved his father's life); and those at the Trebia and at Cannae.
Scipio landed at the mouth of the Ebro and was able to surprise and capture Carthago Nova, the headquarters of the Carthaginian power in Spain.
Scipio was intent on this, and his great name drew to him a number of volunteers from all parts of Italy.
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 Scipio Aemilianus Africanus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Publius Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus Africanus the younger (185 - 129 BC), was the younger son of Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus, the conqueror of Macedonia.
In the early operations of the war, which went altogether against the Romans, Scipio, though a subordinate officer, distinguished himself repeatedly, and in 147 he was elected consul, while yet under the legal age, in order that he might hold the supreme command.
Scipio himself, though not in sympathy with the extreme conservative party, was decidedly opposed to the schemes of the Gracchi (whose sister Sempronia was his wife).
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 Publius Cornelius Scipio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Publius Cornelius Scipio (died 211 BC) was a general and statesman of the Roman Republic.
He was the son of Lucius Cornelius Scipio, and he was the father of Scipio Africanus Major, whose original name was, likewise, Publius Cornelius Scipio.
A later Publius Cornelius Scipio, son of Scipio Africanus Major and Aemilia Paulla, grandson of the consul of 218, was the adoptive father of Scipio Aemilianus Africanus.
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 Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major : Scipio Africanus Major
Publius Cornelius Scipio[?] Africanus[?] Major, (236 - 183 BC) was a general and statesman of the Roman Republic.
Scipio, on landing at the mouth of the Ebro, was thus enabled to surprise and capture Carthago Nova, the headquarters of the Carthaginian power in Spain.
Meanwhile Scipio's political enemies had gained ground, and on their return to Rome a prosecution was started (187) by two tribunes against Lucius on the ground of misappropriation of moneys received from Antiochus.
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Scipio Africanus Major Scipio Africanus Major (Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus)sĬp´ēō ăfrĬkā´nes, 236-183 BC, Roman general, the conqueror of Hannibal in the Punic Wars.
He was the son of Publius Cornelius Scipio, and from a very early age he considered himself to have divine inspiration.
Scipio Africanus Minor Scipio Africanus Minor (Publius Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus Africanus Numantinus), c.185-129 BC, Roman general, destroyer of Carthage.
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 Publius Cornelius Scipio - Wikipedia
Publius Cornelius Scipio Nasica, Sohn von Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Calvus (Konsul 191 v.
Publius Cornelius Scipio Nasica Corculum, Sohn des Publius Cornelius Scipio Nasica (Konsul 162 v.
Publius Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus Africanus (Konsul 147 v.
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 Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Minor Biography / Biography of Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Minor Biography ...
The second son of Lucius Aemilius Paullus, Scipio was adopted by Publius Cornelius Scipio, son of Scipio Africanus Major, and married Sempronia, sister of the Gracchus brothers.
Scipio distinguished himself in single combat with a Spanish horseman, won the mural crown, and negotiated the surrender of the city of Intercatia.
Scipio, though liberal in culture and a great admirer of Greek literature and learning, was basically a political conservative who vigorously supported senatorial control of the constitution and Roman dominion in the provinces.
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 Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus (236-184) : Youth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Publius Cornelius Scipio was born at Rome either in 236 or 235 (all dates are BC), a scion of the Cornelii, one of the most illustrious and ancient Roman patrician families.
Scipio's father was elected Consul for 218 BCE on the outbreak of the Second Punic War.
Scipio burst in, and holding his sword over their heads, 'I swear', he cried, 'with all the passion of my heart that I shall never desert our country, or permit any other citizen of Rome to leave her in the lurch.
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 Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus (236-184)
Scipio then sent in his reserves and the sortie was driven back in disorder and so furiously that the Romans almost succeeded in forcing entrance on the heels of the sortie.
Scipio was astonished at her beauty, but mindful of his position of Commander expressed his gratitude to his men, he showed his own moderation and self-restraint by refusing the gift.
Scipio was in no hurry: he wanted the Carthaginian army to feel their lack of a breakfast, and the Carthaginians dared not attack.
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 Publius Cornelius Scipio
He served as consul in 218 BC, the first year of the Second Punic War, and sailed with an army from Pisa to Massilia[?], with the view of arresting Hannibal's advance on Italy.
The details of these campaigns are not accurately known, but it would seem that the ultimate defeat and death of the Scipios were due to the desertion of the Celtiberians[?], bribed by Hasdrubal, Hannibal's brother.
He was the son of Lucius Cornelius Scipio[?], and he was the father of Scipio Africanus Major.
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Publius was second in command of the Roman Army under Marcus Turius Camillus.
Lucius Cornelius Scipio later commanded the armies against Antiochus III of Syria and defeated him at the Battle of Magnesia.
Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major had one sons; Publius Cornelius Scipio who would inevitably infuriated Rome and be expelled from the Senate.
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 Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major Biography / Biography of Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major Biography ...
Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major (236-184 BC) was a Roman official during the Second Punic War.
Scipio was married to Aemilia, sister of Lucius Aemilius Paullus (victor of Pydna in 168 B.C.), and became the father of Cornelia, mother of the Gracchus brothers.
As a youth of about 18, Scipio was credited with having saved his father's life at the Battle of the Ticinus (Ticino) in 218, and as military tribune in 216, he rallied the survivors after the disastrous defeat of Cannae.
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 Publius Cornelius Scipio Nasica - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Publius Cornelius Scipio Nasica was a consul of ancient Rome in 191 BC.
He was a son of Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Calvus.
He received the Magna Mater in 204, and was aedile in 197.
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 Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus (236-184) : Epilogue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Scipio Asiaticus, either voluntarily - like his brother - or forcibly (Livy's confused account of the proceedings claim that he was successfully prosecuted after Africanus's death) retired from politics shortly after the death of his brother.
Scipio's grandson by adoption, the son of Lucius Aemilius Paullus, was Publius Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus Africanus Numantius.
Scipio's younger daughter Cornelia was the mother of the Grachii brothers, whose actions were to irrevocably change the face of Roman politics.
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 Scipio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Scipio was built between 1880 and 1882 by William Denny and Bros., Dumbarton, Scotland, as the iron steamship, Ravenna.
Renamed Scipio, she was abandoned at sea for unknown causes and was salvaged by George P. Walford, who sold her to the Navy on 5 May 1898.
Scipio was retained in ordinary at the New York Navy Yard until surveyed on 31 March 1899 for disposal.
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 Scipio Africanus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Publius Cornelius Scipio 'Africanus', The Elder (236 - 184 BC)
First Early campaigns Accompanies Publius Cornelius Scipio the elder (his father) and Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio (uncle) on the first campaigns of the 2nd Punic War in Spain.
Scipio prepares for Africa and is elected consul
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 Cornelia20   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major had only one sons; Publius Cornelius Scipio  who would inevitably infuriated Rome and be expelled from the Senate.
Although Scipio Aemilianus publicly 'condoned' the murder, he was spared from complicity simply because he had not yet returned from Spain.
The Scipios are a lesser clan within the larger clan of the Cornelii, thus his middle name of Cornelius.
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 Scipio Africanus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
His father, also named Publius Cornelius Scipio, was elected a Roman consul in 218 bc, and the young Scipio accompanied him in a confrontation with Hannibal's invasion force near the Ticinus River in Northern Italy shortly after the Carthaginian commander had completed his famous crossing of the Alps.
During a short, vicious siege, Scipio led a breaching column through a supposedly impregnable lagoon located on the landward side of the city; a strong northerly wind combined with the natural ebb of the tide left the lagoon shallow enough for the Roman infantry to wade through.
In a departure from standard Roman practice, Scipio divided his army in the face of the Carthaginian force and employed his lighter armed troops as a screen in the center while the main force fell upon the enemy flanks.
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 Publius Cornelius Scipio - Wikipédia
Publius Cornelius Scipio appartenait à la famille des Scipions, branche de la gens Cornelia.
Il est le père de Scipion l'Africain (Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus).
Il fut envoyé en Espagne en 218 avec son frère Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Calvus, consul en 222, à la tête de deux armées.
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 Scipio Africanus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Scipio's unusually generous treatment of his spies so impressed Hannibal that he arranged to meet the young Roman commander a few days later--alone except for two interpreters.
On the day of battle, Scipio drew his legions into a classic Roman formation of three lines, but in another departure from the conventional practice of the time, he arranged the maniples of each line to form directly behind those of the line in front, creating lanes that passed vertically through his infantry formations.
Later, Scipio Africanus himself was called to the Senate to answer corruption charges--a summons that he simply refused to obey.
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 AllRefer.com - Scipio Africanus Major (Ancient History, Rome, Biography) - Encyclopedia
The young Scipio was elected (c.211) to the proconsulship in Spain.
As consul in 205, Scipio wanted to invade Africa, but his jealous enemies in the senate granted him permission to go only as far as Sicily and gave him no army.
His pride aggravated the hatred of his enemies, especially Cato the Elder, who accused the Scipio family of receiving bribes in the campaign against Antiochus III in which Scipio had accompanied (190) his brother.
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 Scipio Africanus - A Military Biographical Sketch
Publius Cornelius Scipio (later, Africanus) was born 236 BC (518 AUC by Roman reckoning) to a father of the same name.
For his part, Scipio was also looking for battle, He left his Tarrogona quarters in early spring of the year 209.
The elder daughter married her cousin, P. Cornelius Scipio Nasica Corculum, and the younger Cornelia was the mother of the brothers Gracchi.
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 The Scipio Legacy
Cornelius Scipio was born 236 BC (518 AUC by Roman reckoning) to a father of the same name.
Cornelius Aemilianus Africanus Numantinus (the younger) was born in 185 BC to Lucius Aemilius Paullus.
Scipio Aemilianus was married at an early age to his cousin, Sempronia, the only surviving daughter of Scipio Africanus' youngest daughter, who bitterly despised him.
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 Publius Cornelius Scipio -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Publius Cornelius Scipio (died 211 BC) was a general and statesman of the (The ancient Roman state from 509 BC until Augustus assumed power in 27 BC; was governed by an elected Senate but dissatisfaction with the Senate led to civil wars that culminated in a brief dictatorship by Julius Caesar) Roman Republic.
Again, in December of the same year, he witnessed the complete defeat of the Roman army on the (Click link for more info and facts about Trebia) Trebia, his colleague T. Sempronius Longus having insisted on fighting contrary to his advice.
This latter P. Cornelius Scipio served as (An annually elected magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic) praetor in 174 BC.
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 Scipio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Scipio (plural, Scipiones) is a Roman cognomen used by a branch of the Cornelii family.
Publius Cornelius Scipio Nasica Corculum, consul 162 BC, 155 BC
Publius Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus Africanus Numantinus (Scipio the Younger)
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 Africanus Publius Cornelius Scipio: Biography of Africanus Publius Cornelius Scipio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Africanus Publius Cornelius Scipio: Biography of Africanus Publius Cornelius Scipio
Scipio took Carthago Nova and conquered Spain, became consul in 205 B.C., and brought to a conclusion the second Punic War by the defeat of Hannibal at Zama (202 B.C.).
Scipio became a second time consul, but his popularity passed away on account of the arrogance of his later years.
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 Leaders and Battles: Scipio Africanus , Publius Cornelius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Scipio followed his father into battle during the 2nd Punic War in Spain and was lauded for saving the elder's life during Battle of Ticinus.
Scipio returned to Spain and earned the moniker 'Africanus' for the country he conquered.
In 189 B.C. Scipio defeated King Antiochus in Asia and was later charged of accepting a bribe in exchange for granting peace to Antiochus.
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 SCIPIO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Publius Cornelius Scipio, The Elder, was a Roman general who fought the Carthagian armies in Spain and defeated them.
In 202 BC Scipio defeated Hannibal at Zama.
For his victory in North Africa Scipio was called Africanus Major.
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