Battle of Capua (212 BC)

Battle Of Capua (212 BC)

The First Battle of Capua was fought in 212 BCE between Hannibal and two Roman consular armies. The Roman force was led by two consuls, Quintus Fulvius Flaccus and Appius Claudius Pulcher. The Roman force was defeated, but managed to escape. Hannibal temporarily managed to raise the siege of Capua. A tactical Carthaginian victory, but ultimately it did not help the Capuans.

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... Although the Battle had not produced any decisive results, the Roman consuls decided to split their armies and withdraw from Campania altogether ... Whether this was a result of casualties (G.P ...

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