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The mysterious death of Hamilcar: the Carthaginian hero crushed by the fury of the Hispanic warriors
The scene is priceless and worthy of any American movie. It was 229 BC in the Iberian Peninsula when Amilcar Barca, the Carthaginian general father of the mythical Hannibal, appeared before the walls of Helix with a great army. His stamp was that of an emperor; an unbeatable military man with thousands of men at his command. It seemed impossible that nothing would end his legacy and his conquests. However, all that greatness vanished with a blow from the Iberian sword.
Or so some classic historians say, since the only thing that is known about his death is that it occurred after an ambush in the Hispanic city. The question is clear: how did the military man who plundered the riches of that still-to-be-born Spain leave this world?