Hannibal's crossing of the Alps in 218 BC was one of the major events of the
Second Punic War ...... However, Hannibal's remaining elephants, which were
completely famished, were still unabl...
Apr 3, 2016 ... Their commander Hannibal marched his troops, including cavalry and African
war elephants, across a high pass in the Alps to strike at Rome ...
Jul 28, 2014 ... In a bold attempt to take the war directly to Rome, the Carthaginian general
Hannibal marched an army across the Alps and into northern Italy.
Hannibal had more than 80 elephants at his disposal to intimidate his enemies
on the battlefield, but they were a logistical nightmare for the army.
Crossing the Alps was remarkable, but Hannibal did much more than that. ... So,
while it is true that Hannibal brought his elephants across the Alps, he did so ...
Apr 5, 2016 ... Hannibal led over 90000 soldiers and 10000 horses across the Alps - but it was
the 37 elephants that left a lasting impression.
Apr 6, 2016 ... Hannibal leads his Carthaginian army across the Alps. ... His army consisted of
some 30,000 soldiers, 15,000 horses and at least 37 elephants.
Sep 18, 1984 ... But no one has yet come up with a satisfactory answer: Where did Hannibal get
the elephants for his heroic march across the Alps to attack the ...
Apr 7, 2016 ... 'Hannibal Crossing the Alps on an Elephant,' a painting by Nicolas Poussin. ...
argued about the route Hannibal took across the Alps. Until now, ...
Apr 5, 2016 ... Scientists say that a thin crust of ancient excrement left by Hannibal's animals,
which famously included 37 elephants, could reveal the route the ...