Battle of Cannae/Related Articles
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- : A conflict, from 218 to 201 BC, between Carthage and Rome. The Romans called it the "War against Hanibal", Carthage's best general
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- History, Carthage : Add brief definition or description
- Double envelopment : A difficult-to-execute military tactic in which the center falls back, drawing in the opposing force, as two friendly forces surround the enemy flank and meet in its rear, cutting off its retreat and reinforcements.
- Hannibal : Add brief definition or description
- Lucius Aemilius Paullus : Add brief definition or description
- Tactics : Military concepts and techniques used to fight a battle once battle is joined.
- Gaius Terentius Varro : The consul and military commander for the Roman Empire who was the surviving senior commander at the Battle of Cannae.