Hamilcar Barca

Hamilcar Barca
or Barcas biographical name 270?-229(or 228) B.C. father of Hannibal Carthaginian general

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • HAMILCAR BARCA — (HAMILCAR BARCA 290 env. HAMILCAR BARCA 229) Appartenant vraisemblablement à la haute aristocratie carthaginoise, Hamilcar Barca est envoyé, en HAMILCAR BARCA 247, au cours de la première guerre punique, en Sicile par les adversaires de la guerre …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hamilcar Barca — or Barcas (ca. 275 ndash; 228 BC) was a Carthaginian general and statesman, leader of the Barcid family, and father of Hannibal, Hasdrubal and Mago. He was also father in law to Hasdrubal the Fair.The name Hamilcar (Punic Phoenician ḥmlqrt ,… …   Wikipedia

  • Hamilcar Barca — [hə mil′kär bär′kə, ham′əl kär΄] 270? 228? B.C.; Carthaginian general: father of Hannibal …   English World dictionary

  • Hamilcar Barca — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hamilcar et Barca. Hamilcar Barca Hamilcar Barcas Naissance 270 av. J. C. Décès 228 av. J. C. Décès Siège d Héliké …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hamilcar Barca — /heuh mil kahr bahr keuh, ham euhl kahr / c270 228 B.C., Carthaginian general and statesman (father of Hannibal). * * * ▪ Carthaginian general Barca also spelled  Barcas   died winter 229/228 BC       general who assumed command of the… …   Universalium

  • HAMILCAR BARCA —    a Carthaginian general and one of the greatest, the father of Hannibal, commanded in Sicily, and held his ground there against the Romans for six years; concluded a peace with them and ended the First Punic War; invaded Spain with a view to… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Hamilcar Barca — n. (c270 228 B.C.), Carthaginian general, father of Hannibal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Hamilcar Barca — Ha•mil•car Bar•ca [[t]həˈmɪl kɑr ˈbɑr kə, ˈhæm əlˌkɑr[/t]] n. big c270–228 b.c., Carthaginian general and statesman (father of Hannibal) …   From formal English to slang

  • Hamilcar Barca — /hæˌmɪlka ˈbakə/ (say ha.milkah bahkuh) noun died 228? BC, Carthaginian general; Hannibal s father …   Australian English dictionary

  • Hamilcar Barca — /heuh mil kahr bahr keuh, ham euhl kahr / c270 228 B.C., Carthaginian general and statesman (father of Hannibal) …   Useful english dictionary

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