Cannae


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ancient city is southeastern Italy where Hannibal defeated the Romans in 216 BC

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For example, Adrian Goldsworthy has published an excellent book on Cannae (Cannae: Hannibal's Greatest Victory, Phoenix Press, 2007) and another on the entire struggle between Rome and Carthage (The Fall of Carthage: The Punic Wars 265-146BC, Cassel, 2002).
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Armed then with such information, the armchair theorist or wargamer should be able to argue like an expert about such battles as Cannae, Zama, Magnesia or Pharsalus.
They consider such aspects as the encomium as aestheticization of power, linking the Saguntum and Cannae episodes in Silius Italicus' Punica, and the unity of Martial's metres.
Hannibal's clashes at the major battles of the Trebia, Lake Trasimene and Cannae are memorably rendered.
Most of the book is devoted to the question of the battle fought at Cannae.
216 Hannibal defeated the Romans at the Battle of Cannae.
Books abound on Hannibal's encirclement at Cannae, the stealth of Arminius, Rommel's use of Panzers, or LeMay's devilish brew over Tokyo," he notes.
Gustavus Adolphus's victories in the Thirty Years War did not lead to vanquishing the Holy Roman Empire; the destruction of a Roman army at Cannae in 216 BC did not result in Carthaginian supremacy in the Mediterranean Sea and the destruction of Rome.
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Among his nine battles are some spectacular Western defeats and withdrawals, such as Cannae in Italy and Tet in Vietnam.
In between the author looks at Gaugamela (331 BC), Cannae (216 BC), Poitiers (732), Tenochtitlan (1521), Lepanto (1571), Rorke's Drift (1879) and Midway (1942).