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Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series 1971–1973). This was required viewing in our house.


Hannibal Barca of Carthage (lived 247-183 BC) Carthaginian general and father of modern military strategy. In 219 BC Hannibal Barca, perhaps the best known personality in Carthaginian history, seized Saguntum in Spain. Polybius, the Roman historian, reported that this breached an existing treaty and was interpreted by the Romans as a declaration of war.

Hamilcar Barca (275-228 BC) Carthiginian General&Statesman


the carthaginian army pics. Hannibal | Caption Hannibal (247-c.183 BC) and his war elephants crossing the ...

Elissar, Dido, the Queen of Carthage and her city

You may not know who he is, but if you saw his prison cell in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England, you would instantly recognize that he was Thomas Harris’ primary inspiration for Dr. Hannibal Lecter. As described in the novels and in the Anthony Hopkins films, the cell is solitary confinement, underground, through multiple, locked checkpoints with armed guards, and the Prison officials take such care to secure Maudsley because he is, in reality, no less the monster that Hannibal Lecter is.


Hannibal Barca, one of the greatest general and miltary genius in human history

from Mail Online

Anthony Hopkins: My life in pictures

[BORN] Anthony Hopkins/ Born: Philip Anthony Hopkins, December 31, 1937 in Margam, Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, Wales, UK #actor

from The Independent

Rommel, Rundstedt and Stülpnagel were on Allies' secret hit-list of

German General Erwin Rommel agreed to commit suicide in return for assurances his family would be spared. Brilliant military mind of history