Hannibal and the Romans at Lake Trasimeno

Hannibal and the Romans at Lake Trasimeno

At Lake Trasimeno an important historical event took place in the year 217 before Christ, during the second Punic war: Hannibal won from the Romans in a short but fierce battle in which the Roman Consul Caio Flaminio lost his life. The story of Hannibal We all know the story of Hannibal who left Cartago, the city destroyed by the Romans, to vindicate his people. […]

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Bevagna guided tour

Last Saturday the Guide dell’Umbria had organized a guided tour in Bevagna. A small and not very well known town that used to be of great importance. Talking a long time ago, during the Romans. Speaking are the vague remains of an amphitheater (houses were built on top, the shape is still visible as well as two entrances), even vaguer remains of a temple, beautiful […]

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The Roman Assisi

Saturday the ‘Guide in Umbria’ organised a guided tour in Assisi. This time we explored the Roman. A whole new world! Assisi became Roman on its own accord. The Romans did not need to conquer the town. It was Umbri (before the Romans took over, Umbria was inhabited by Umbri and Etruscans. Roughly the Etruscans lived West of the Tiber and the Umbri East. The […]

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