Share this entry

Share this page

Scipio Aemilianus

Line breaks: Scipio Ae¦mili|anus
Pronunciation: /ˌskɪpɪəʊ iːˌmɪlɪˈɑːnəs
 
/

Definition of Scipio Aemilianus in English:

( Circa 185–129 bc), Roman general and politician; full name Publius Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus Africanus Minor, adoptive grandson of Scipio Africanus. He achieved distinction in the siege of Carthage (146) during the third Punic War and in his campaign in Spain (133).

Definition of Scipio Aemilianus in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing