Metauro

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Metauro

(mātou`rō), river of the Marches, c.68 mi (110 km) long, rising in the Etruscan Apennines, central Italy, from a double source (the Meta and the Auro) and flowing NE into the Adriatic Sea near Fano. On its banks the Romans defeated (207 B.C.) the Carthaginians under Hasdrubal in the Second Punic War.
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Hannibal had been losing ground in Italy for years and the destruction of his reinforcements at the battle of Metaurus in 207 BCE ensured that Carthage would not be able to send any more troops to Italy.
Fabius Maximus (the Delayer) and others, especially after the defeat and death of his younger brother Hasdrubal en route to him with reinforcements at the Metaurus (Metauro) (May?
Principal battles: River Ebro (216); Baetis Valley (Guadalquivir) (211); Baecula (near Andujar) (208); River Metaurus (Metauro) (207).
A courageous and valiant soldier, he was a general of moderate tactical ability and limited strategic vision; his defeat at the Metaurus was due more to Nero's enterprise and energy than to any failure on his part.
The youngest of Hamilcar Barca's three sons, and the younger brother of Hannibal; accompanied Hannibal in the invasion of Italy (218) and fought at the battles of the Trebbia (December 218) and Cannae (August 2, 216); sent to help his other brother Hasdrubal in Spain (215), where together the two brothers carried on the war with some success (215-207); served under Hasdrubal at the battle of the Upper Bactis (211) and Baecula (208); following Hasdrubal's departure for Italy and his ensuing defeat and death at the Metaurus (Metauro) (207), Mago himself was bested by P.
Principal battles: Nola (214); Canusium (Canosa di Puglia) (209); the Metaurus (Metauro) (207).