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.

After the battle of Cannae Crotona revolted from Rome, and Hannibal made it his winter quarters for three years.