Finally in 218 Hannibal took it and passed on into Italy.
155b; Hannibal and the Aetolian Thoas take part in the councils of Antiochus III).
He was regarded as the most careful writer on the war with Hannibal, and one who did not allow himself to be blinded by partiality in considering the evidence of other writers (Cicero, De Oratore, ii.
Thenceforward its position was dependent, and in the Second Punic War, after several vicissitudes, it was depopulated and plundered by Hannibal.
The Allobroges first occur in history as taking part with Hannibal in the invasion of Italy.