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CLIP 12168

The Wood brothers start a cycle ride following Hannibal’s trail

The Wood brothers start a cycle ride following Hannibal’s trail

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Key Info
  • The Wood brothers start a cycle ride following Hannibal’s trail
  • Duration: 02:07
  • The Wood brothers set off on their epic, 3500km cycle ride on Hannibal's trail. They are cheered on their way by the local Carthagian Society. They leave with cheers from the Carthagian Society, dressed in typical Roman costume with shields and weapons. They explain the significance of the modern village names to Hannibal's journey as they pass through them. This clip from 'On Hannibal's Trail' was first broadcast on BBC Four: on 20 July 2010. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    Romans: Hannibal

  • Keywords: Hannibal, carthagian society, carthagian, empire, romans, cycle, journey, Wood brothers, On Hannibal’s Trail, history
Ideas for use in class
  • The children can write a newspaper report explaining the significance of their journey, explaining who Hannibal was and why his is still remembered.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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