Talk:Publius Cornelius Scipio

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While reading this page, I found that Sipio Africanus Major - the son of Publius Cornelius Scipio also got a son named P. Cornelius Scipio. (Accroding to the Scipio-Paullus-Gracchus family tree) This P. Cornelius Scipio who was praetor in 174 BC, is the adoptive father of Scipio Aemilianus Africanus. But in this page, the editor may have mess up this two Sipio Africanus Major. So we found that Sipio Africanus Major - who was died in battle at 211 BC, was elected praetor in 174 BC. He was the father of Scipio Africanus Major, was also the son of Scipio Africanus Major. Can anyone tell me what the hell it is?


The article is stylistically wrong. Romans weren't referred to as "T. Semprinus Longus", but rather with the full "Titus Sempronius Longus". Colleague is hardly an appropriate term for a Roman general. Scipii is grammatically wrong, the plural should be Scipiones. Also, "theater" of operations is a modern military term, and does not well suit the tone of the article.

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