Battle of Beneventum (212 BC)

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Battle of Beneventum
Part of the Second Punic War
Date 212 BC
Location Beneventum; modern Benevento
Result Roman victory
Spqrstone.jpg Roman Republic Carthage standard.svg Carthage
Commanders and leaders
Quintus Fulvius Flaccus Hanno the Elder
23,000 16,000
Casualties and losses
3,200 6,800

The Battle of Beneventum was fought between Carthage and Roman republic in 212 BC. During this conflict Hanno the Elder was defeated by Quintus Fulvius Flaccus. Livy gives a short account of this battle at 25.13-14.[1]


  1. ^ Livy, 25.13-14

Coordinates: 41°08′00″N 14°47′00″E / 41.1333°N 14.7833°E / 41.1333; 14.7833