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Rome - Second Punic War Quiz

Test your knowledge about the Second Punic War
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Last updated: December 1, 2021
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Hannibal was the commander of the armies of _______
Carthage
Hannibal's two brothers, who joined his campaign (name one)
Hasdrubal and Mago
The Second Punic War began with the siege of this Spanish city
Saguntum
Hannibal crossed these mountains to attack Italia directly
Pyrenees and Alps
Rome was able to capture this small Mediterranean island in 218 BC
Malta
The first major battle of the war, a crushing Roman defeat
Battle of the Trebia
The second great defeat for the Romans
Battle of Lake Trasimene
The worst defeat in Roman history, and the last of the three "great military calamities"
Battle of Cannae
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Answer
The consuls commanding Roman forces in the above answer (name one)
Paullus and Varro
Hannibal used this military tactic to win the battle
Double envelopment
Marcus Claudius Marcellus was able to hold off Hannibal three times at this location
Nola
In 214 BC, this Sicilian nation joined the war against Rome
Syracuse
This Roman general reconquered Spain between 210 and 207 BC
Publius Cornelius Scipio
After his victories in Spain, he sailed to North Africa and laid siege to this city
Utica
He defeated Hannibal and ended the Second Punic War at the Battle of ______
Zama
His victory earned him the agnomen _______
Africanus
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