Finally in 218 Hannibal took it and passed on into Italy.
155b; Hannibal and the Aetolian Thoas take part in the councils of Antiochus III).
He was regarded as the most careful writer on the war with Hannibal, and one who did not allow himself to be blinded by partiality in considering the evidence of other writers (Cicero, De Oratore, ii.
The Allobroges first occur in history as taking part with Hannibal in the invasion of Italy.
His name occurs as an element in Carthaginian proper names (Hannibal, Hasdrubal, &c.), and a tablet found at Marseilles still survives to inform us of the charges made by the priests of the temple of Baal for offering sacrifices.