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Biologists find evidence of Hannibal route

Researchers believe they have found evidence of a route Hannibal took through the Alps during the Second Punic War with Rome. For over two thousand years, historians, statesmen and academics have argued about the route Hannibal took across the Alps. Until now, no solid archaeological evidence has been forthcoming. However, this

Identifying where Hannibal crossed the alps

Times Online has a fascinating article about how archaeologists are looking for evidence of where Hannibal crossed the alps. His army of more than 30,000 infantry, 5,000 cavalry, and 37 battle elephants from Morocco marched through the autumn from Spain, which he had taken. When they reached the Alps some