Scipio Africanus

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by JarlaxleArtemis
published on 20 December 2011

Scipio Africanus the Elder: The Roman general Scipio earned the surname Africanus after his victory at the Battle of Zama, which ended the Second Punic War in 202 BCE. This bust of Scipio Africanus the Elder is at the National Archeological Museum in Naples, Italy. It was excavated in the Villa dei Papirii in Herculaneum.



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