Hannibal was born in his family Barcas Hamilcar, Carthaginian general and politician, 3i.HR. century. Fearful or parent, nicknamed ,,Lightning”, gave, since the age of 9 years a military education, based practice, Carthaginian military garrisons. In parallel with the art of war, the young Hannibal studied philosophy, learned foreign languages, as well as thorough knowledge of geometry and literature greek. Above all, the old Hamilcar who inspired a fierce hatred against Rome, main enemy and rival of Carthage, to rule the Mediterranean.