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Cornelio Scipio Africanus * 235 BC in Rome, † 183 v. Chr. Was a general in the Second Punic War and statesman of the Roman Republic.

Scipio Africanus The Roman general Scipio Africanus, victor of the Battle of Zama, which ended the Second Punic War in 202 BC. From excavations in Herculaneum.

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Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus (236–183 BC), also known as Scipio the African, Scipio the Elder, and Scipio the Great was a general in the Second Punic War and statesman of the Roman Republic. He was best known for defeating Hannibal at the final battle of the Second Punic War at Zama, a feat that earned him the agnomen Africanus, the nickname "the Roman Hannibal", as well as recognition as one of the finest commanders in military history. An earlier great display of his tactical…

Man - profile, head of Roman sculpture (marble), 2nd century AD, (Ny Carslberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen).

Julius Caesar by Ferrucci. •Gaius Julius Caesar; (July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC) was a Roman statesman, general and notable author of Latin prose. He played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire. Caesar's victories in the Gallic Wars, completed by 51 BC, extended Rome's territory to the English Channel and the Rhine. Caesar became the first Roman general to cross both.

A Gaul, Roman statue (marble) copy, 1st century BC, (Palazzo Altemps, Rome).

Cristo Salvatore Roma Basilica di San Sebastiano - Gian Lorenzo BERNINI (Napoli, 7 dicembre 1598 – Roma, 28 novembre 1680) #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola

Melpomene, muse of tragedy. Roman, after Greek model of 2nd century BC. Marble. Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg