Pyrrhic War


Mark Cartwright
by Piom
published on 14 March 2016
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A map showing the movements of Pyrrhus, King of Epirus in his campaigns in Italy against Rome. Pyrrhus was victorious in the battles of Heraclea in 280 BCE and Ausculum in 279 BCE but lost at Maleventum in 275 BCE.

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