Battle of Lake Trasimene

Local nameTrasimeno
LocationTuoro sul Trasimeno, Italy

The Battle of Lake Trasimene was a major battle in the Second Punic War. The Carthaginians under Hannibal defeated the Romans under the consul Gaius Flaminius. Hannibal's victory over the Roman army at Lake Trasimene remains, in terms of the number of men involved, the largest ambush in military history. In the prelude to the battle, Hannibal also achieved the earliest known example of a strategic turning movement.

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Address (Unnamed Road), 06069, Italy

Coordinates 43°13'6.453" N 12°3'24.412" E

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