218 BCE - 202 BCE
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219 BCE: Hannibal crosses the Ebro river in Spain and sacks the city of Saguntum, Rome's ally, sparking off the Second Punic War.
218 BCE: Rome declares war on Carthage after Hannibal sacks Saguntum in Spain. The Second Punic War begins.
218 BCE - 202 BCE: Second Punic War.
212 BCE: The Romans conquer Saguntum from the Carthaginians.