Definition of Battle of Lake Trasimenus

1. Noun. A battle in 217 BC in which Hannibal ambushed a Roman army led by Flaminius.

Exact synonyms: Lake Trasimenus
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: Punic War
Geographical relationships: Italia, Italian Republic, Italy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Battle Of Lake Trasimenus

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Battle Born State
Battle of Alberta
Battle of Britain
Battle of Bull Run
Battle of El Alamein
Battle of Flodden Field
Battle of Fontenoy
Battle of Fredericksburg
Battle of Gettysburg
Battle of Granicus River
Battle of Guadalcanal
Battle of Jena
Battle of Kerbala
Battle of Lake Trasimenus (current term)
Battle of Lepanto
Battle of Little Bighorn
Battle of Magenta
Battle of Maldon
Battle of Midway
Battle of Monmouth
Battle of Monmouth Court House
Battle of Naseby
Battle of Ontario
Battle of Pydna
Battle of Quebec
Battle of Ravenna
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Literary usage of Battle of Lake Trasimenus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of Rome by Robert Fowler Leighton (1883)
"Battle of Lake Trasimenus (B. c. 217).—The Romans made great preparations for the next campaign. Four new legions were raised, and provisions and supplies ..."

2. A History of Rome: Amply Illustrated with Maps, Plans, and Engravings by Robert Fowler Leighton (1885)
"The wavering Gauls joined the Carthaginian standard and were eager for the plunder of Italy. 10. Battle of Lake Trasimenus (B. c. 217). ..."

3. A Manual of Ancient History: From the Remotest Times to the Overthrow of the by Leonhard Schmitz (1855)
"This he experienced immediately after the battle of lake Trasimenus, ... The news of the battle of Lake Trasimenus had thrown Rome into the greatest ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1833)
"Battle of Lake Trasimenus. The two Scipios sent to Spain. 216. Battle of Canna. Alliance of Hannibal with Philip II. of Macedonia. 211. ..."

5. Eutropius by Eutropius (1898)
"He was chosen dictator in 217 uc, after the battle of Lake Trasimenus. The policy he adopted is well known. By following Hannibal from place to place, ..."

6. Ancient History for Colleges and High Schools by Philip Van Ness Myers (1899)
"Battle of Lake Trasimenus.—Without waiting for his colleague, who was at Ariminum, Flaminius hastily set out in pursuit, only to fall into the trap set for ..."

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