Saguntum

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219 BC - Events - By Place - Carthage
... Hannibal lays siege to Saguntum thus initiating the Second Punic War between Carthage and Rome ... Saguntum is an independent Iberian Peninsula city south of the Ebro River ... Saguntum is south of the Ebro, but the Romans have "friendship" with the city and regard the Carthaginian attack on it as an act of war ...
Battle Of Ticinus - Prelude - Destruction of Saguntum
... An exception was made for the large town of Saguntum, whose ruins are located just north of Valencia south of the Ebro ... south of the Ebro Hannibal undertook the siege of Saguntum in 219 BC with 15,000 men ... After holding out for several months Saguntum sent envoys to Rome asking for assistance ...
Battle Of Lilybaeum - Background
... The city of Saguntum, located south of the river, became an ally of Rome some time after 226 BC ... Iberian allies of Hannibal Barca came into conflict with Saguntum, Romans warned Hannibal not to intervene ... Faced with the choice of backing down and losing face, Hannibal opted to attack Saguntum ...
Ebro Treaty
... Rome became affiliated with the town of Saguntum south of the Ebro River ... with the Carthaginian senate, Hannibal proceeded to besiege Saguntum which resulted in an eight-month siege ... Romans were unable to come to the aid of Saguntum before the town fell in 219 BC ...
Punica (poem) - Contents
... succeeds him by the army's acclaim and attacks Saguntum the situation and Rutulian/Zacynthian history of which are described ... Book 2 In Book 2, Hannibal dismisses the Roman envoys from Saguntum and addresses his troops with a threat to Rome ... that shows Carthaginian history up to the siege of Saguntum ...