Cannae - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- a village in Apulia, Italy, where Hannibal defeated the Romans in 216 B.C.
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Hannibal captures Cannae.
destroys the Roman army at Cannae; Paullus is killed in the battle.
News of the defeat at Cannae reaches Rome; the senate debates how to
The Romans refuse to ransom back the prisoners captured at Cannae.
brings news of the battle of Cannae to Carthage, and shows as proof
reatment of the survivors of Cannae, after receiving a letter from
the dreadful defeat near Cannae, first raised its drooping
Ennius:Ann_* 272-276 *
the ill-starred fight of Cannae; and how the gods were tur
the great overthrow at Cannae, he was chosen consul with
ibal led out his army at Cannae, where the plain was sandy
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