Titus Quinctius Flaminius

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Flaminius, Titus Quinctius


Born circa 226 B.C.; died 174 B.C. Roman military leader.

Flaminius defeated the Macedonian Army in 197 B.C. in a battle at Cynoscephalae and concluded a peace treaty that required the Macedonian king Philip V to relinquish all of his possessions in Greece. Flaminius supported the aristocratic elements in the Greek poleis.

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