Hannibal

Definitions

  • Hannibal, whilst even yet a child, swears eternal hatred to the Romans
    Hannibal, whilst even yet a child, swears eternal hatred to the Romans
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Hannibal a town in northeast Missouri on the Mississippi River; boyhood home of Mark Twain
    • n Hannibal general who commanded the Carthaginian army in the second Punic War; crossed the Alps and defeated the Romans but was recalled to defend Carthage and was defeated (247-182 BC)
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Hannibal crossing the Alps Hannibal crossing the Alps
Hannibal disguising himself Hannibal disguising himself
Hannibal leads the Ambassadors rather a fatiguing Walk round Carthage Hannibal leads the Ambassadors rather a fatiguing Walk round Carthage
Hannibal requesting the Cretan Priests to become his Bankers Hannibal requesting the Cretan Priests to become his Bankers
Hannibal makes the usual neat and appropriate Speech previous to killing himself Hannibal makes the usual neat and appropriate Speech previous to killing himself

Quotations

  • Macherbal
    Macherbal
    “You know how to conquer, Hannibal, but not how to profit by your victory.”

Usage

In literature:

Hannibal has said that he was the greatest of any age.
"Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
This town was the ancient Saguntum, once besieged by Hannibal.
"With Spurs of Gold" by Frances Nimmo Greene
And this time Napoleon made his plans to cross the Alps as Hannibal had done two thousand years before.
"A Treasury of Heroes and Heroines" by Clayton Edwards
Hannibal had laid siege to and captured the city of Saguntum.
"Historic Tales, Volume 11 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
A-kill-us an' Hannibal an' Homer an' all them old soldiers Paul talks about wuz never ez smart ez that.
"The Riflemen of the Ohio" by Joseph A. Altsheler
The next contradiction which appears, relates to the boats which were sent to the assistance of the Hannibal.
"Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez, Vol. I" by Sir John Ross
Once on a time, 'way down South, there lived a little boy named Hannibal, Li'l' Hannibal.
"The Book of Stories for the Storyteller" by Fanny E. Coe
The cavalry of both armies joined battle, Hannibal's Numidian horse proved their superiority, and Scipio fell back beyond the Po.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 1 of 8" by Various
I have given Hannibal orders to admit no one, saying that we shall want the evening entirely to ourselves.
"A Black Adonis" by Linn Boyd Porter
Not Hannibal Hamlin that was Vice-President of the United States!
"When Life Was Young" by C. A. Stephens
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In poetry:

Where are the Scipio's Thunder-bolts of War?
Renowned Pompey, Caesars Enemie?
Stout Hannibal, Romes Terror known so far?
Great Alexander, what's become of thee?
"Vanity of Vanities" by Michael Wigglesworth
His was Octavian's prosperous star,
The rush of Caesar's conquering car
At battle's call;
His, Scipio's virtue; his, the skill
And the indomitable will
Of Hannibal.
"Coplas De Manrique (From The Spanish)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
And, as for myself, who've like Hannibal, sworn
To hate the whole crew who would take our rents from us,
Had England but One to stand by thee, Dear Corn,
That last, honest Uni-Corn would be Sir Th-m-s!
"Ode to the Goddess Ceres" by Thomas Moore

In news:

0Kindergarten classes at a local Hannibal school got a surprise visit from a prominent African American.
The former director of a Hannibal children's charity pleaded guilty to stealing money from the organization.
Fatal accident just north of Hannibal .
Gillian Anderson cast in Hannibal Lecter TV series.
NBC's ' Hannibal ' Casts 'SNL' Vet Molly Shannon, of All People.
Mary Ellen Hannibal 's 'The Spine of the Continent' connects the dots on wildlife conservation.
Hannibal woman attacks sister who was holding 1-year-old son.
Isaac Gardner leads Truman State past Hannibal -LaGrange.
Historic Downtown Hannibal is doing something neat during the holiday season.
They have created an "Honor Tree" which will be placed in the Demonstration Garden at the corner of Bird and Main Streets in Hannibal on Saturday, December 8th.
Jones scored 24 points, making 9 of 12 shots from the field, and Southeast Missouri used hot 3-point shooting to beat Hannibal -LaGrange 96-55 Monday night.
BKC HANNIBAL LAGRANGE NORTHWESTERN ST.
Horse Hannibal Lector sets record at Portland Meadows.
The slop failed to slow Hannibal Lector as the quarter horse established a new track record in the rarely run 220-yard distance at Portland Meadows.
The Hannibal Jaycees would like to invite you to participate in our annual Christmas Parade Dec 1st 2012 @ 6:00 p.m.
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