Battle of the Eurymedon (190 BC)

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Battle of the Eurymedon
Part of the Roman–Seleucid War
Date190 BC
Result Rhodian victory
Rhodes Seleucid Empire
Commanders and leaders
Eudamos Hannibal

The Battle of the Eurymedon was fought in 190 BC 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.


Coordinates: 36°49′00″N 31°10′20″E / 36.81667°N 31.17222°E / 36.81667; 31.17222