Young Scipio

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Battle Of Ticinus - The Rescue of The Consul By His Son
... It was in this setting that the consul's 18-year-old son, the future Scipio Africanus, evidenced his first aptitude for the res militaris, military matters ... slave, but the general belief and opinion of most historians identifies the rescuer as the young Scipio ... Polybius reports that Gaius Laelius, a close friend of the young Scipio since boyhood, "narrated" (apparently in person) that his friend, "Having, it is likely, his 17th year ...

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