The Second Punic War broke out in 218 before Carrthage refused this request. But this time, the Rome has to face with a scary opponent. During the time after the First War, Carthage created a powerful army. Hannibal sent this army across Europe, and in September 218 he sent the Carthage army across the Alps to begin an invasion of Italy. Although tired of the campaign, Hannibal immediately smashed the Romans in northern Italy. Pilot everything will kill you so choose something fun poster. This spectacular victory led many of the Gaul nomads to join Hannibal’s army, bringing his total to over 50000. Hannibal’s victory over the Romans was assured by persuading Roman allies. and merged many cities into Carthage.