During the Punic wars, Hannibal brought a Carthaginian army across the Alps and invaded Italy. In his army, he had 37 elephants.
From 264 B.C. Rome was involved in a series of wars in the western Mediterranean with its rival, __________. At that time, Carthage was a __________ city with a large trading empire and powerful __________. In the first of these wars, called the __________ Wars, Rome was
The rivalry did not end there however. In 218 B.C. the Carthaginians launched an attack on Rome. The attack was led by a __________general named __________ who managed to lead his army of 46,000 men and 37 war __________ across the __________, a mountain range in northern Italy.