Trasimene


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Trasimene

Lake. a lake in central Italy, in Umbria: the largest lake in central Italy; scene of Hannibal's victory over the Romans in 217 bc. Area: 128 sq. km (49 sq. miles)
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Hannibal's clashes at the major battles of the Trebia, Lake Trasimene and Cannae are memorably rendered.
not Trebia, not Trasimene, not Cannae with its entombing of the Roman
Hannibal's triumph at Cannae was not as perilous for Rome as Agnadello was for Venice; nor were Roman losses at the battles of the Trebia and Lake Trasimene as devastating as Brescia and La Motta were for the Republic.
Would we know the real St Francis if we doubted that he spoke to the fish in Lake Trasimene or that the wolf of Gobbia came to hold out his paw to him?
Without being a `phoney war' of Macchiavellian intrigue, only one Sienese nobleman was a casualty: Giovanni Maria Buoninsegni, who was captured by the Pontificals on the shore of Lake Trasimene. For many officers, veterans of Germany and Flanders, the Castro War was their final campaign.
He then defeated a Roman army at Trebbia, a still larger Roman army at Lake Trasimene, and a larger Roman army still at Cannae in 215 B.C.
Flaminius rejects cautious counsel before the battle of Lake Trasimene and sarcastically implies that Arezzo was hardly the fatherland.
This occurs as early as Elene 35-6: For fyrda maest, fedan trymedon,/eoredcestum |The greatest of armies advanced in hosts, fell into formation', where an editor quotes getrymed fepa as a gloss on cuneus |compact body of troops' from a late glossary.(11) But it also occurs as late as Maldon 17, Da paer Byrhtnod ongan beornas trymian |The Byrhtnoth set about drawing up the men there', where, from horseback, he orders his men to form up and hold the position.(12) As for truma, its sense as a disciplined body of soldiers is proved by the Old English Orosius, which translates |cohors' by truma, and notes that the Romans were defeated by Hannibal at Trasimene because Flaminius paet folc buton truman laedde |led the army in randon order.'(13)
266); first served as consul in Liguria (233), and served as censor (230) before he was again consul (228); may have been sent to Carthage to demand satisfaction for Hannibal's attack on Saguntum (Sagunto) in Spain (218); elected dictator after Gaius Flaminius' army was destroyed by Hannibal at Lake Trasimene (April 217), he avoided open battle on the plains, and waged a guerrilla war of raids and ambushes in the hills where Hannibal's superior cavalry was hampered; his prompt arrival at Gerunium rescued the hard-pressed army of his chief lieutenant, M.
* (Perugia) Hannibal is victorious at Trasimene (217 B.C.).