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    The Last of the Pigwackets: Molley Ockett Day

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    near-miraculous cures. She is known as “the great Indian doctress” and the cures she gives are recorded in local histories. She was accused of cursing the home of Hannibal Hamlin that lived on Paris Hill, which he was her most famous patient. MollyOckett found him almost dead. She saved his life by giving Hamlin prescribed warm cow’s milk. Hamlin became ... ... middle of paper ... ...thing that we celebrate every year due to the fact of what she did for this community and what she still continues to

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    jumping

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    the Punic war s was General Hannibal of Pheonician Carhtage. During these wars, it is likely that the colonizing expeditions of the Carthaginians were supported by many emigrants from the Phoenician homeland. Hannibal (b. 247 BC, North Africa--d. c. 183-181, Libyssa, Bithynia), Phoenician Carthaginian general, one of the great military leaders of antiquity, who commanded the Carthaginian forces against Rome in the Second Punic War (218-201 BC). Early life Hannibal was the son of the great Carthaginian

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    Hannibal: Africa’s Tactical Genius

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    Hannibal was a Punic Carthaginian military commander, reputed to be one of the greatest in history and even a better tactician. Hannibal lived in a time of great friction in the Mediterranean where the Roman Republic dominated Macedon, Syracuse and the Seleucid Empire. He was a notable member of the Barca family, a noble family well known for being staunch antagonists of the Roman Republic. His father Hamilcar was a leading commander in the First Punic War, his brother-in-laws were Hasdrubal the

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    Hannibal

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    Hannibal, a Carthaginian general and one of the greatest generals that ever lived was renown for his strategies and courageousness, such as crossing the Alps and using the "bottleneck strategy" at Lake Trasemene. He used strategies that a lot of generals at this time, especially Roman generals, would never think of and in doing this he almost destroyed the Roman republic. Hannibal's first battle took place when he was only nine. He went on an expedition with his father, Hamilcar Barca

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    Evaluation of Hannibal as a General When Hannibal left Italy in 203 BC "he had filled Italy…with monuments of his tremendous campaigns"[1]. In this essay I will consider Hannibal's legacy and what aspects of his personality created these 'monuments.' After research,[2] I have set out some criteria of a great general and in this essay I will attempt to establish to what extent Hannibal fulfils these criteria. According to Lazenby, to do what Hannibal did required "great strategic skill

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    Hannibal Hannibal Baraca had a burning hatred for Rome. “There was no real reason for Carthage and Rome to despise of each other” (“Hannibal the Warrior”). They just had many differences. Hannibal grew up learning war tactics from his father and brother-in-law. When he was old enough he was voted army commander by popular demand. For 17 years Hannibal devoted himself to conquering Rome, who conquered Iberia, crossed the Alps, and destroyed Roman armies in Italy; yet they were defeated and lost everything

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    sheer military genius, the Carthaginian Army laid waste to everything the might of Rome could muster. For years on end, Italy was the stage for the greatest military orchestra the world had yet seen, conducted by a master of strategy and warfare. Hannibal, son of Hamilcar Barca, laid siege to the very idea of Rome’s military prowess. Despite absolute dominance of the Italian peninsula for several years, his success can not be credited to his brilliance and mastery of strategy. Hannibal’s success can

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    could stand in the way of Hannibal's army. Hannibal began his trek to Italy from Spain with an army of around 90,000 infantry , 12,000 cavalry and 37 war elephants. Hannibal departed with his army from New Carthage along the coast to Italy in late spring 218 BC. Hannibal entered Gaul territory with 50,000 infantry and 9000 cavalry and 37 war elephants. Hannibal seized control of the the Greek City and the Roman ally Saguntum and set up a large base. Hannibal crossed the Alps in late autumn to do a

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    In the modern world, we remember Hannibal as the man who took elephants over the Alps. But in reality, the movement over the Alps was far more than a zoo trip. This essay will contrive to explain Hannibal’s life and war with Rome. It will also attempt to clear away the elephant misconception and display the reality of Hannibal’s actions. Hannibal was born in the city he would later spend most of his life fighting for, Carthage. However, he would only live his very early years there. At the age

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    “There was a dream that was Rome. You could only whisper it. Anything more than a whisper and it would vanish, it was so fragile.” The film ‘Gladiator’ was released in 2000. A thrilling action film, it was a huge success, scooping five Oscars and earning over $427 million dollars. Sir Ridley Scott- who directed the film-already had many great films to his name, such as ‘Alien’, ‘Blade Runner’ and ‘American Gangster’, so it was no surprise when this film became one of the highest earners of the

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