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Roman coins show how Hannibal's defeat led to rise of Rome

The defeat of the Carthaginian general Hannibal - regarded as one of the greatest military commanders in history - in the Second Punic War from 218-201 BC paved the way for the transition of Rome from a regional power to an Empire, an analysis of ancient Roman coins has shown.

Original: http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/roman-coins-show-how-hannibal-s-defeat-led-to-rise-of-rome-117081400904_1.html
Posted: August 14, 2017, 3:04 pm