Wednesday, August 02, 2017

On this day in 216 BCE: the Battle of Cannae

PUNIC WATCH: Today, in the Boston Globe's This day in history.
In 216 B.C., during the Second Punic War, Carthaginian forces led by Hannibal defeated the Roman army in the Battle of Cannae.
Past posts involving the Battle of Cannae are here and here, and links. You can find the whole story there.

Every so often I also like to link to this post, which explains why PaleoJudaica pays attention to the Phoenicians, Phoenician, the Carthaginians, and Punic and Neo-Punic.

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