Ilipa (Ĭl´Ĭpə), ancient town of Spain, near the modern Seville. Here Scipio Africanus Major defeated (206 BC) the Carthaginian forces after Hasdrubal had fled to Gaul. The overthrow of Carthaginian power in Spain paved the way for the defeat of Hannibal at Zama (202 BC).
More From encyclopedia.com
Yusuf Ibn Tashfin , Yusuf ibn Tashufin (died 1106) was a North African Almoravid ruler and conqueror who created the first Berber Empire uniting North Africa and Spain.… Spain , LOCATION, SIZE, AND EXTENT TOPOGRAPHY CLIMATE FLORA AND FAUNA ENVIRONMENT POPULATION MIGRATION ETHNIC GROUPS LANGUAGES RELIGIONS TRANSPORTATION HISTO… Abd Ar-rahman , Abd ar-Rahman, 1778–1859, sultan of Morocco (1822–59). He sought, unsuccessfully, to take advantage of the overthrow of Turkish rule in Algeria in or… Defeat , Defeat. Until the 1970s, Americans did not think much about defeat. U.S. military leaders usually defined war aims in terms of total victory, and the… Peninsular War , precipitating events the course of the war the war's impact bibliography The Peninsular War is the name that is traditionally given to the long strug… Isabella Ii , Isabella II (1830-1904) was queen of Spain from 1833 to 1868. She was Spain's first true constitutional monarch during a period of growing social and…
About this article
Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article
You Might Also Like