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Hannibal, a famous Carthaginian general, the son of Hamilcar Barca, was born in 247 B.C. He probably took part in his father's Spanish campaigns...

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This Encyclopedia is made up of information from the late 1800s. when the British Empire was at its height, before airplane travel, before automobiles were common and before the western world had been battered by two world wars.