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It comes down to two issues: no army to send and no navy to get it there. The war of Hannibal and the Barcas against Rome was more or less a personal project by that family, who controlled Spain and its resources and built up their armies there. Hannibal's initial thrust across the Alps and into Italy needed to be done because Rome had complete control of ...


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Also, in addition to my previous answer, Hannibal was never allowed to capitalize off of his battle at Cannae as every time he flipped the allegiance of a roman city, Rome would follow and flip the allegiance back. Also, Rome employed a famous strategy of avoiding conflict with the Carthaginians led by Hannibal which, coupled with Carthage's inability to ...


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No, hasdruabal went, not by the order of carthage, but because hasdrubal and hannibal were talking and making their own agenda on how to win the war behind the cartaginians backs. Hannibal and hasdrubal were both loyal to carthage but realized carthage was not as into this war as they were due to their long-standing hate of rome, and decided to win on ther ...


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First of all, Carthage did not fall in the First or Second Punic Wars. The Carthaginians were defeated twice, and compelled to surrender to particularly harsh terms the second time, but the City of Carthage itself was not conquered. Keep in mind that Carthage was not some run of the mill city-state, but rather the capital of a far flung maritime empire. ...



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