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Punic Wars
Three wars between Rome and Carthage
Roman general loyal to his country and word
Marcus Regulus
Xanthippus
Spartan General led Carthaginians in the Punic War
Scipio Afracanus
won fame for victories over Africa and Hannibal
Hannibal
Great Carthaginian general of ancient times
Quintus Fabius
Roman general Fought against Hannibal
Fabian Policy
a plan of extreme delay or caution
King Syphax
king of Numidia; fought with Carthaginians
Masinissa
Numidian prince who supported Scipio
" I have given my word of honor to return, and I cannot breat it."
Regulus
" Take your sweetheart and go. I set you both free. Go and be happy and in the future be friends of Rome."
Scipio Africanus
"I should have said that I was greater than Alexander, greater than Pyrrhus, and greater than all other generals."
Hannibal