Hannibal & his troops & elephants crossed over the Alps & the Apennines in his quest to eradicate the Romans during the Punic War.
Pyrenees and alps
Those special troops mentioned in the Iliad were called Myrmidons.
Yes, Hannibal the Carthaginian was the general who crossed the alps with his troops and a herd of elephants.
Hannibal was the Carthaginian general in question. Hannibal led both his troops and his elephants over the Alps and into Italy during the Second Punic War.
Hannibal, a famous Carthaginian general, crossed the Alps and almost wiped out the Romans. The Romans were on the verge of defeat until the Roman army reached Carthage's capital. Hannibal's troops rushed home, where they were defeated at Zama, ending the Second Punic War.
Hannibal is the Carthaginian general who brought elephants through the alps during the second Punic war.
Hannibal Barca was the general, but not by elephant - they walked. There were war elephants in the army, but they only carried their drivers.
He wasn't a Roman... he came from Carthage. He was a very famous military leader there. the Romans hated him, obviously, because he attacked them. He did this by crossing the Alpswith 40,000 troops and 40 elephants. hope this helps!
Carthaginian general, Hannibal, is considered one of the greatest military leaders in history. Rome had come into dominance and was attempting to subjugate all its Mediterrean neighbors. There were two Punic wars. In the first war, Hannibal's father, Hamilcar Barca and his brothers-in-law went down to defeat. Fighting through the northern tribes and with an army that included 20,000 troops and 38 elephants, Hannibal pushed the war to Roman territories in 218 BC with the second Punic War.