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Battle of Grumentum

Punic Wars - Punic Wars DecorationThe Battle of Grumentum was fought in 207 BC between Romans led by Gaius Claudius Nero, and a part of Hannibal's Carthaginian army. The battle was a minor Roman victory, and Nero marched north where he defeated and killed Hannibal's brother Hasdrubal at Metaurus. The battle is described by Livy at 27.41-42.[1] Battle of Grumentum Part of the Second Punic War Battles second punic war.png Date 207 BC Location Grumentum, present-day Italy Result minor Roman victory Belligerents Carthage Roman Republic Commanders and leaders Hannibal, Mago Gaius Claudius Nero Strength 5,000 6,000 infantry 600 cavalry Casualties and losses 800 killed, 700 captured 500 killed

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