Hannibal: Rome's Worst Nightmare: Hannibal's Military Strategy
00:00:00 - 00:01:55
  • History → Ancient Rome → Second Punic War
  • History → Ancient Rome → Battle of Cannae

Hannibal outlines his strategy to defeat a superior number of Romans at the Battle of Cannae.

Public Discussion Questions


  1. What force had a larger army at the Battle of Cannae?
  2. Why did Hannibal believe the Romans' strength was also their weakness?
  3. How was Hannibal able to muster a victory at Cannae?

Please sign in to add a discussion question.

Standards


This clip is associated with the following standards:
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify major causes and describe the major effects of the following events from 500 BC to AD 600: ...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the development of democratic-republican government from its beginnings in the Judeo-Christi...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    describe the major political, religious/philosophical, and cultural influences of Persia, India, Chi...

Please sign in to add standards to this clip.

Public Pause Prompts


No pause prompts

Comments


Please sign in to write a comment.

Related Clips


Art History → Architecture → Pantheon
Literature → Roman Mythology → The Pantheon of Rome
History → Ancient Rome → Architecture
History → Ancient Rome → Fall of the Roman Empire
History → Ancient Rome → Roman Army
History → Ancient Rome → Roman Religion