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Young Carthaginian

A Story of the Times of Hannibal

The Henty Historical Novel Collection
By George Alfred Henty
Narrated by Jim Hodges / 11 hours 28 minutes

Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting and edifying audio recordings.The Young Carthaginian chronicles the struggle of the Second Punic War (218-203 B.C.) and the attempt of Hannibal to conquer Rome. At first, the struggle of Carthage against Rome was a struggle for empire, but it became a struggle for existence. Hannibal presses on despite formidable geographical barriers and the corrupt leadership in Carthage which time and again undermined all his efforts. Malchus, Hannibal's cousin, participates in many historic battles and has his own adventures, finally settling in Gaul with his new bride.The Henty Historical Novel Collection, written by George Henty in the 1800s, covers many time periods in history throughout the world. In this collection, you will learn history, geography, and vocabulary while also discovering hero characters for your children to emulate. Study guides to enrich your learning experience are available at

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Narrator Jim Hodges
ISBN 9781538404225
Length 11 hours 28 minutes
Language English
Publisher Blackstone Audio
Publication Date
Edition Unabridged Rank #46,072 Overall
Genre Rank #2,103 in Children's

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