Carthaginian Generals > Hasdrubal the Bald

Hasdrubal the Bald

Punic Wars - Punic Wars Decoration

Background

Hasdrubal the Bald was a Carthaginian general during the Second Punic War. He was sent in 215 BC to capture the island of Sardinia however, his fleet was destroyed in a storm off the coast of the Balaeric Islands.

This delayed his operation and by the time he eventually landed on the island the Roman commander Manlius Torquatus had already reinforced and pacified the territory by crushing the Sardinian leader Hampsicora. By the time Hadrusbal arrived the Romans had prepared for his assault and in the ensuing Battle of Cornus the Carthaginians were defeated by the Roman Republic and Hadusrbal himself was captured. The rest of his fate is unknown.

Bibliography

Primary Sources

Secondary Sources

Livy. The History of Rome by Titus Livius: Books Nine to Twenty-Six, trans. D. Spillan and Cyrus Edmonds. York Street, Covent Garden, London: Henry G. Bohn, 1868. 23.34.

Astin, A.E. (ed.). The Cambridge Ancient History, Volume 8: Rome and the Mediterranean to 133 B.C. (2nd ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 62.

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