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  Scipio Africanus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scipio was born in Rome into the highly political Cornelii family.
Scipio landed at the mouth of the Ebro and was able to surprise and capture Carthago Nova, the headquarters of the Carthaginian power in Hispania.
Scipio was one of Rome's greatest generals, possibly on par with Julius Caesar.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Scipio_Africanus   (3054 words)

 Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus (236-184) : Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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 and 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.
www.fenrir.dk /history/bios/scipio/spain.php   (3709 words)

 Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus (236-184) : Youth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Scipio's father was elected Consul for 218 BCE on the outbreak of the Second Punic War.
Scipio's father was the first in praising the young Scipio for saving his life, and after the battle, he ordered the corona civica - the highest Roman military commendation, to be presented to his son.
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.
www.fenrir.dk /history/bios/scipio/youth.php   (2673 words)

 Scipio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scipio (plural, Scipiones) is a Roman cognomen used by a branch of the Cornelii family.
In music, the march from the opera Scipio by George Frideric Handel is the regimental slow march of the British Grenadier Guards.
Scipio is a rock band in the town of Bethel, VT. The band consists of Larry Girard (vocals), Sean Davis (vocals, guitar, bass), Scott Karlen (guitar, bass), Trevor Best (drums) and occasionally Stephanie Johnston (vocals).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Scipio   (339 words)

 USS Scipio
Scipio was built between 1880 and 1882 by William Denny and Bros., Dumbarton, Scotland, as the iron steamship, Raven~na.
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.
www.multied.com /NAVY/Steamer/scipio.html   (185 words)

 Livy's History of Rome
Scipio then told them that it had come to his knowledge that some of the Sicilian cavalry were looking forward with dread to their expedition as one full of difficulties and hardships.
Scipio, he said, had only the other day been chosen by his fellow-citizens, young as he was, to command the expedition which was to recover Spain, and after he had recovered it, was elected consul to bring the Punic War to a close.
Scipio enquired the name of the nearest headland, and on learning that was called Pulchrum ("Cape Beautiful") he remarked, "I accept the omen, steer for it." The fleet brought up there and the whole of the force was landed.
mcadams.posc.mu.edu /txt/ah/Livy/Livy29.html   (17206 words)

 Scipio Africanus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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.
www.historynet.com /mh/blscipioafricanus   (925 words)

 The Baldwin Project: Hannibal by Jacob Abbott
This Scipio, though the son of Hannibal's first great antagonist of that name, is commonly called, in history, the elder Scipio; for there was another of his name after him, who was greatly celebrated for his wars against the Carthaginians in Africa.
The deeds of the Scipio who attempted to stop Hannibal at the Rhone and upon the Po were so wholly eclipsed by his son, and by the other Scipio who followed him, that the former is left out of view and forgotten in designating and distinguishing the others.
Scipio acceded to this request, and a place was appointed for the meeting between the two encampments.
www.mainlesson.com /display.php?author=abbott&book=hannibal&story=scipio   (5065 words)

 Scipio of When Shadows Fall
Scipio is one of the older third generation Amberites.
Not because she and Scipio did not get along--in matter of fact, it seemed that they were destined for each other.
Scipio decided to never lose an argument again, and it was at this time that he started learning the art of diplomacy.
www.all-roads-lead.net /jvstin/scipio.html   (1114 words)

 Guards slow march Scipio - Handel
Handel, (later to become the Master of the King's Musick in 1757), was an admirer of the band and presented the march from "Scipio" to the Regiment in 1726.
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 in Northern Italy shortly after the Carthaginian commander had completed his famous crossing of the Alps.
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.
footguards.tripod.com /06ARTICLES/ART15_scipio.htm   (1132 words)

Scipio's early exploits in Spain are imperative in understanding what kind of a commander he was.
Scipio's leadership was again tested near the town of Baecula, by a brother of Hannibal's known as Hasdrubal.
Scipio, convinced the enemy were relying on position rather than courage,enflamed the spirits of his men.
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 All Empires History Forum: Scipio’s conquest of Spain
Scipio was confirmed by many of the near inhabitants that the three main Carthaginian armies were well distributed throughout Spain in their fighting against the Spanish tribes.
Scipio fell ill, and soon rumors of his death spread like wildfire which caused a mutiny in his army due to the long years service some of the legions had done and lack of pay or loot.
Scipio was great, too, but he never delt with the enormous reserves in manpower of his enemy that Hannibal did, and never marched with such speed with enemy armies screening his every move.
www.allempires.com /forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=3197&PN=1   (6291 words)

 The Scipio Legacy
The elder daughter married her cousin, P. Cornelius Scipio Nasica Corculum, and the younger Cornelia was the mother of the brothers Gracchi.
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.
Scipio Aemilianus publicly condoned the murder, and even though he had not yet returned from Spain, he was often credited with the deed.
www.dragon.org /chris/scipio.html   (1448 words)

 Scipio Africanus Major on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
SCIPIO AFRICANUS MAJOR [Scipio Africanus Major] (Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus), 236-183 BC, Roman general, the conqueror of Hannibal in the Punic Wars.
The young Scipio was elected (c.211) to the proconsulship in Spain.
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.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/s/scipa1fm1jr.asp   (554 words)

 Scipio Africanus on Leadership: A Business Perspective - Preface and Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Scipio, through his leadership of Rome during the Second Punic War, laid the groundwork for this rapid rise to world domination.
Publius Cornelius Scipio was born in 236 BC.
Scipio himself was remotely implicated in the debacle as well, but never condemned.
www.scipioafricanus.com /intro.htm   (2224 words)

 Cornelia20   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Lucius Cornelius Scipio later commanded the armies against Antiochus III of Syria and defeated him at the Battle of Magnesia.
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.
www.redflame93.com /Cornelia20.html   (1023 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Scipio Africanus: Greater Than Napoleon: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Scipio is without doubt one of the greatest military geniuses of antiquity and should deserve a better place in history.
Scipio was always outnumbered against opponents who were pupils of Hannibal and had troops equal in quality to Hannibal's own.
Scipio's genius was that he learnt from a true master of the art of war and transformed Rome's military forever.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0306805839   (1542 words)

 Scipio passes restrictions on wind power
SCIPIO - After a Scipio family expressed interest in installing a small wind turbine at their Mathers Road home, the Scipio town planning board developed a zoning law regulating the installation of small wind turbines at homes and small farms.
Scipio resident Rob Jetty wants to apply for a grant through the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, which administers cash incentives and tax credits for new wind energy systems.
Scipio's new zoning law also reads that wind energy will reduce dependence on nonrenewable energy resources, decrease air and water pollution, reduce peak power demands and promote customer choice in the electricity supply market.
www.auburnpub.com /articles/2005/05/05/news/news07.txt   (359 words)

 AllRefer.com - Scipio (Ancient History, Rome, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Publius was the father of the conqueror of Hannibal, Scipio Africanus Major.
Africanus Major's wife was the sister of Aemilius Paullus, his daughter Cornelia was the mother of the Gracchi, and his eldest son was the adoptive father of Scipio Africanus Minor.
In 52, Pompey made Scipio his colleague in the consulship, and Scipio threw all his influence against Julius Caesar.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/S/Scipio.html   (454 words)

 SCIPIO: Art & Rare Books Catalog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
SCIPIO provides bibliographic access to valuable sources of information on the provenance of art objects and rare books, the history of collecting, and contemporary and historical market trends.
SCIPIO describes art and rare book auction sales catalogs dating from the late sixteenth century to currently scheduled auctions that have not yet been held.
SCIPIO consists of records for auction sales catalogs from all major North American and European auction houses as well as important private sales.
library.udayton.edu /research/article/dbguides/scipio.htm   (181 words)

 Scipio Real Estate | Scipio UT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 139 housing unites in Scipio.
Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 139 were located in what is classified as a rural area.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Scipio were built after 1939.
www.idcide.com /realestate/ut/scipio.htm   (85 words)

 Search Results for Scipio -¬†Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
Such was Scipio's impact upon the Romans that even during his lifetime legends began to cluster around him: he was regarded as favoured by Fortune or even divinely inspired.
The most significant influence on Scipio's character was his friendship with the Greek historian Polybius, one of the thousand Achaean leaders who had been deported and detained without trial in...
Publius Scipio was born into one of the great patrician families in Rome; his father, grandfather, and great-grandfather had all been consuls in their day.
www.britannica.com /search?query=Scipio&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (277 words)

 Seneca, Scipio Township, Ohio, History
He came to Scipio Township, this county, in 1863; purchased a farm in 1872, and has since engaged in general agriculture and dealing in stock.
Shawberry is one of the enterprising and energetic farmers of Scipio Township, having 257 acres of wellimproved land, the greater part of which he has acquired by his own efforts.
In 1832 his parents moved to Seneca County, Ohio, locating in Scipio Township, and in 1833 built the House in which our subject now lives, and it is now one of the oldest landmarks left in the neighborhood.
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 Ledger Record Of Slaves In Scipio NY 1801-1837   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
I Glen Cuyler of Scipio and County of Cayuga and State of New York do certify that I am the owner and proprietor of a certain female slave named Mary and the said Mary was delivered of a male child on the tenth day of October last past named Harry.
Do hereby certify that Glen Cuyler of the town aforesaid has pursuant to the act aforesaid manumitted a certain female slave by name Mary of which he the said Glen is the owner and that the said slave appears to be under the age of fifty years and of sufficient ability to provide for herself.
Therefore we the said overseers by virtue of the statute in such case made and provided do hereby certify that we have duly examined the slave Jack aforesaid and that he appears to be under the age of forty five years and of sufficient ability to provide for himself.
www.co.cayuga.ny.us /history/ugrr/scipiosl.html   (953 words)

 Scipio Africanus Minor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
He was adopted by the eldest son of Scipio Africanus Major (see under Scipio, family).
On his return to Rome he openly rejoiced at the murder of his adoptive cousin and own brother-in-law, Tiberius Gracchus (Scipio’s wife, Sempronia, was sister of the Gracchi), and led the conservatives in attempting to destroy the Gracchan reforms.
This culminated in a measure introduced by Scipio to deprive the Gracchan land commission of its powers and thus vitiate the agrarian law.
www.bartleby.com /65/sc/ScipAfMnr.html   (291 words)

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