meaning of cannae

cannae meaning in General Dictionary

the name of a battle for which Hannibal defeated the Romans in 216 b c Called in addition struggle of Cannae

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  • ancient town is southeastern Italy in which Hannibal defeated the Romans in 216 BC

cannae - German to English

Cannae [city]

Sentence Examples with the word cannae

Accordingly recourse is had, tinder the direction of the Sibylline books, to new forms of appeal for the divine help, the general vowing of the ver sacrum and the elaborate Greek lectisternium after Trasimene in 217 B.C., and the human sacrifice in the forum after Cannae in the following year.

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