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After Carthage emerged victorious from the Mercenary War there were two opposing factions: the reformist party was led by Hamilcar Barca while the other, more conservative, faction was represented by Hanno the Great and the old Carthaginian aristocracy. In the aftermath of the war, both states were financially and demographically exhausted. Several different "talents" are known from antiquity.  He released the captured population and liberated the Iberian hostages held there by the Carthaginians to ensure the loyalty of their tribes, although many of them were subsequently to fight against the Romans.