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Question by  Rashmi (35)

When was the Battle of Cannae?

Where was it?


Answer by  DackThrombosis (1093)

This incident was a crucial battle in 216BCE during the height of the Roman Republic. Cannae is located in southeastern Italy. The Romans lost a huge number of soldiers in the fight against Hannibal's invading army. The battle was such a decisive defeat for the Romans that several of their vassals in the area defected to Hannibal.


Answer by  Robgea (125)

The Battle of Cannae was in 217 B.C. between the Roman Republic and Hannibal, of the city of Carthage. It was fought in southeastern Italy.

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