Lecture: Patrick Hunt (Stanford University) on “Hannibal’s Secret Weapon” in HSSB Room 6020

McCune Conference Room (HSSB 6020) Humanities and Social Sciences Bldg, Santa Barbara, CA

Hannibal’s success as a military commander in the Second Punic War (218-202 BCE) – surprising and severely defeating Rome after crossing the Alps at the Trebbia, Trasimene and Cannae battles and trickery against Fabius Maximus and others – is usually not focused on his brilliant weaponization of nature and his important use of Iberian silver to secure excellent military intelligence [...]

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