Battle of Placentia (194 BC)

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Battle of Placentia
Part of Roman-Gaulish wars
Date 194 BC
Location Modern-day Piacenza, Italy
Result Decisive Roman victory
Belligerents
Roman Republic Boii
Commanders and leaders
Tiberius Sempronius

The Battle of Placentia was fought in 194 BC, near Placentia, between the Roman Republic and the Boii. The Roman army won the battle. The following year, another battle with the Boii would take place in the same region; known as the Battle of Mutina, it would end the Boii threat. The battle of Placentia is described by Livy at 34.46-47.

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