Hamilcar Barca 285(?)-228(?) BC
Hamilcar Barca, or Barcas, was a
general in the Carthaginian army.
He fought the Romans in the
Punic War. Hamilcar lost the war and Rome took all of
Back home in Africa, Hamilcar had to fight the rebels. This time he was
Hamilcar went on to fight in Spain,
where later son
Hamilcar died in action.
Hamilcar's successor was his
son-in-law Hasdrubal. Hasdrubal
was assassinated in 221 BC and Hamilcar's son Hannibal became his