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Barca Hamilcar

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Hamilcar Barca

Hamilcar Barca or Barcas 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.
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  • Personal 

  • Name 

  • Situation in Sicily 

  • Hamilcar in Sicily 

  • Panormus 247 BC – 244 BC 

  • Eryx 244 BC – 241 BC 

  • Roman response: privately funded fleet 

  • Lutatius treaty 

  • Truceless War 

  • Hamilcar recalled 

  • Battle of the Bagradas River (239 BC) 

  • Hamilcar trapped 

  • "Rape of Sardinia" 

  • Punic politics 

  • Hamilcar supreme in Carthage 

  • Operations in North Africa 

  • Barcid Spain 

  • Ancient rivals: Punics and Phocaeans 

  • Securing the silver supply 

  • Expanding eastward 235 BC – 231 BC 

  • Final campaigns 231 BC – 228 BC 

  • Death of Hamilcar 

  • Family 

  • Hamilcar's legacy: The Grand Strategy 

  • Enemy of Rome 

  • Hamilcar in literature