The Battle of Zama - Start of the Battle

Illustration

Jan van der Crabben
by Mohammad Adil
published on 26 April 2012
The Battle of Zama - Start of the Battle

The Battle of Zama (202 BCE): Hannibal starts the battle with his war elephants charging at Roman front. Scipio orders his cavalry to blow loud horns to terrify the charging elephants. The panicked elephants turn at the Carthaginian left wing and disorder it.

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Adil, M. (2012, April 26). The Battle of Zama - Start of the Battle. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/555/

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