The life of Scipio Africanus, and of Epaminondas

intended as a supplement to Plutarch"s Lives. With notes and observations on the battle of Zama, and remarks, ... on the principal battles of Epaminondas, by M. de Folard. ... Now first translated into English from the original French of the Abbé Seran de la Tour, by the Rev. R. Parry, ... by Seran de la Tour AbbГ©.

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The life of Scipio Africanus, and of Epaminondas; intended as a supplement to Plutarch's : Abbé. Seran de la Tour. His book offers a complete bibliography of all extant sources regarding Scipio’s life. The result is a rich, detailed, and contextual treatment of the life and career of Scipio Africanus, one of Rome’s greatest generals, if not the greatest of them all.

Author Bio. This book explains the life of Scipio Africanus, who was a general of the Roman Republic during the Second Punic War. The majority of this book is about Scipio's various military exploits and his triumph over Hannibal Barca, a well known Carthaginian general.

Scipio leads his army through Spain while defeating many enemy armies using many /5. Plutarch’s Moralia ΕΠΑΜΕΙΝΩΝΔΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΣΚΙΠΙΩΝ. Besides the parallel Lives Epaminondas and Scipio Plutarch wrote a single Life of Scipio Africanus (Lamprias 28).

It is disputed whether it was the elder or the younger Scipio Africanus who was paired with Epaminondas, since. The Life of Scipio Africanus the Elder. by John Smith, Author. Smith, John. Publisher. Gale Ecco, Print Editions. Publication Date.

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One of the most fascinating personalities in the history of the Roman Republic comes vividly to life in this new book by H. Scullard, general editor of the Aspects of Greek and Roman Life series.

The author provides a keen analysis of Scipio's military achievements together with an /5(3). His book offers a complete bibliography of all extant sources regarding Scipio's life.

The result is a rich, detailed, and contextual treatment of the life and career of Scipio Africanus, one of Rome's greatest generals, if not the greatest of them all. Scipio Africanus was a talented Roman general who commanded the army that defeated Hannibal in the final battle of the Second Punic War in B.C.

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Epaminondas (/ ɪ ˌ p æ m ə ˈ n ɒ n d ə s /; Greek: Ἐπαμεινώνδας, Epameinondas; d. BC) was a Greek general of Thebes and statesman of the 4th century BC who transformed the Ancient Greek city-state of Thebes, leading it out of Spartan subjugation into a pre-eminent position in Greek politics.

In the process he broke Spartan military power with his victory at Leuctra and Battles/wars: Battle of Leuctra, Battle of Mantinea. His book offers a complete bibliography of all extant sources regarding Scipio's life. The result is a rich, detailed, and contextual treatment of the life and career of Scipio Africanus, one of Rome's greatest generals, if not the greatest of them all/5(3).

Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus (/ ˈ s k ɪ p i oʊ /, Latin: [ˈskiːpioː]; /– BC) was a Roman general and later consul who is often regarded as one of the best military commanders and strategists of all time.

His main achievements were during the Second Punic greatest military achievement was the defeat of Hannibal at the Battle of Zama (near modern Zama, Tunisia) in.

The world often misunderstands its greatest men while neglecting others entirely. Scipio Africanus, surely the greatest general that Rome produced, suffered both these fates.

Today scholars celebrate the importance of Hannibal, even though Scipio defeated the legendary general in the Second Punic War and was the central military figure of his time/5(4). The final sections outline the general's life after the Battle of Zama and his return to civilian/political life.

Gabriel's book is the first biographical piece the Scipio Africanus in decades, and I would argue it is one of the better ones. The author is thorough almost to a fault, and he is possessed of a military s:   Scipio Africanus Jones was a prominent Arkansas African American defense attorney in the late 19th and early 20th century.

He opposed Arkansas’s Jim Crow laws and successfully argued cases before the United States Supreme Court between and Known for his pro bono work for impoverished African American defendants, Jones became the leading attorney in Arkansas for the. His book offers a complete bibliography of all extant sources regarding Scipio’s life.

The result is a rich, detailed, and contextual treatment of the life and career of Scipio Africanus, one of Rome’s greatest generals, if not the greatest of them all. Scipio Africanus, also called Scipio Africanus the Elder, Latin Scipio Africanus Major, in full Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus, (born bce —died bce, Liternum, Campania [now Patria, Italy]), Roman general noted for his victory over the Carthaginian leader Hannibal in the great Battle of Zama ( bce), ending the Second Punic his victory he won the surname Africanus ( bce).

The fifth chapter, "The Dream of Scipio" rounds out the book. It is quite short and concerns the dream of Scipio Africanus the younger who has a vision of his grandfather, Scipio Africanus the elder.

Scipio the Elder shows him the higher spheres of reality and encourages him to focus on greatness and virtue rather than the petty things of the. Scipio Africanus was the greatest Roman general of the Punic Wars, and the only Roman consul who was able to decisively defeat fought under his uncle and father during the early years of the Second Punic War, and was present at the battles of Ticinus, Trebia, and Cannae.

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The first pair of lives the Epaminondas-Scipio Africanus no longer exists, and many of the remaining lives are truncated, contain obvious lacunae and/or have been tampered with by later writers. His Life of Alexander is one of the five surviving secondary or tertiary sources about Alexander the Great and it includes anecdotes and descriptions.

His book offers a complete bibliography of all extant sources regarding Scipio’s life. The result is a rich, detailed, and contextual treatment of the life and career of Scipio Africanus, one of Rome’s greatest generals, if not the greatest of them : $ Scipio Africanus was born Publius Cornelius Scipio, in BC, in Rome, Italia, in the Roman Republic.

His parents, Publius Cornelius Scipio and Pomponia, were Roman aristocrats and descendants of. Scipio Africanus ( B.C.) was one of the most exciting and dynamic leaders in history. As commander he never lost a battle. Yet it is his adversary, Hannibal, who has lived on in the public memory, due mostly to his daring march through the Alps with his elephants.

At the Battle of the. Memoirs of the Life of the Elder Scipio Africanus; Memoirs of the Life of the Elder Scipio Africanus Categories: Memoirs of the Life of the Elder Scipio Africanus With Notes.

Scipio Africanus the Younger, also called Scipio Aemilianus, Latin Scipio Africanus Minor, in full Publius Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus Africanus (Numantinus), (born / bc —died bc, Rome), Roman general famed both for his exploits during the Third Punic War (– bc) and for his subjugation of Spain (– bc).He received the name Africanus and celebrated a triumph in.

LM Plutarchus is still a major source for the life of Epameinondas son of Polymnis of Thebes, especially though his Pelopidas and also his Agesilaos. Each pair of the Bioi Paralleloi was a single book; Plutarchus' Epameinondas was paired with the life of a Scipio, probably PSC Africanus Major (the victor of Zama); this was explicitly the first.

Get this from a library. The life of Scipio Africanus, and of Epaminondas: intended as a supplement to Plutarch's Lives.

With notes and observations on the battle of Zama, and remarks, Critical and Historical, on the principal battles of Epaminondas, by M. de Folard. To which is prefixed, A Dissertation on the Distinction between A Great Man, and an Illustrious or Eminent Man ; By the Abbé.

The life of Scipio Africanus, and of Epaminondas by Seran de La Tour () Egemonia beotica e potenza marittima nella politica di Epaminonda by Franco Carrata Thomes (Book).This book is well researched, well written and well narrated.

It is the story of perhaps the greatest general of all time and a man of humility, generosity, and honor -- one of Rome's finest citizens. The author finishes with a flurry, comparing Scipio Africanus' generalship to Napoleon, Caesar, and Hannibal - pretty lofty company.

(32) Epaminondas and Scipio Africanus both had significant political careers as well. Moreover, the Moralia (D, A) preserves a passage that seemingly directly compares and contrasts Epaminondas and Scipio Africanus (and this well could be .