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~ Hannibal: Crossing the Alps

In 218 BCE, a Carthaginian army accompanied by horses and elephants traversed two mountain ranges and fought off Roman and allied garrisons to reach Italy to fight in the Second Punic War. Their leader was Hannibal Barca and in this first half of Tristan’s conversation with Louis Rawlings, they discuss the build up to the Second Punic War, the route taken over the Alps by the Carthaginians, and the leadership of Hannibal.

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