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Alps and Elephants - Hannibal's March

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One of the mysteries surrounding Hannibal’s famous march on Rome during the Second Punic War is the actual route his Carthaginian army took from Spain across the Alps and onto the plains of Italy. Even during Julius Caesar’s time it was the subject of much speculation. The march is popularly known for both the elephants that accompanied the expedition and the use of heat ...more
Published (first published March 1991)
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Sir Gavin Rylands de Beer FRS (1 November 1899 – 21 June 1972) was a British evolutionary embryologist. He was Director of the British Museum (Natural History), President of the Linnean Society, and received the Royal Society's Darwin Medal for his studies on evolution.

Born on 1 November 1899 in Malden, Surrey (now part of London), de Beer spent most of his childhood in France, where he was educat
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