Battle of the Eurymedon (190 BC)

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For the battle during the Persian Wars, see Battle of the Eurymedon.
Battle of the Eurymedon
Part of War against Antiochus III
Date 190 BC
Location Near Eurymedon river
Result Rhodes/Roman victory
Belligerents
Rhodes Seleucid Empire
Commanders and leaders
Eudamos Hannibal

The Battle of the Eurymedon was fought in 190 BC (approximate coordinates: 36°49'00"N, 31°10'20"E) between a Seleucid fleet and the navy of the city state of Rhodes, who were allied with the Roman Republic. The Seleucids were led by the famous Carthaginian general Hannibal, who had gone into exile in the events following the Battle of Zama. The experienced Rhodian fleet was victorious, and Hannibal's fleet was forced to flee.

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