Note 058
From Chapter 12 of the Decline & Fall

Aurel. Victor. in Prob. [De Caesar, c. 37.] But the policy of Hannibal, unnoticed by any more ancient writer, is irreconcilable with the history of his life. He left Africa when he was nine years old, returned to it when he was forty-five, and immediately lost his army in the decisive battle of Zama. Livius, xxx. 35.

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