Definition of Scipio Africanus in English:

Scipio Africanus

proper noun

  • (236–c.184 bc), Roman general and politician; full name Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major. He was successful in concluding the second Punic War, firstly by the defeat of the Carthaginians in Spain in 206 and then by the defeat of Hannibal in Africa in 202.


Scipio Africanus