Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Calvus

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Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Calvus († 211 BC ) was a Roman general and statesman.

Gnaeus was a son of Lucius Cornelius Scipios and the brother of Publius Cornelius Scipios . He was in the year 222 BC. Chr. Consul and fought in the Second Punic War v from 218. On the Iberian Peninsula . Still in 218 BC He succeeded in the battle of Cissa in a victory over the Punic general Hanno and the chief of the Iberian tribe of the Ilergetes , Indibilis , both of whom were taken prisoner. Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio was born in 211 BC. Killed in the battle of Ilorci .

Individual evidence

  1. Polybios 2, 34.1; on the magistrates of 222 see: T. Robert S. Broughton : The Magistrates Of The Roman Republic. Volume 1: 509 BC - 100 BC (= Philological Monographs. Vol. 15, Part 1, ZDB -ID 418575-4 ). American Philological Association, New York NY 1951, pp. 232 f., (Unchanged reprint 1968).
  2. Polybios 3, 76, 6; Titus Livius 21, 60, 1-9.