Fabius Maximus

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Fabius Maximus

(ˈfeɪbɪəs ˈmæksɪməs)
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(Biography) full name Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus, called Cunctator (the delayer). died 203 bc, Roman general and statesman. As commander of the Roman army during the Second Punic War, he withstood Hannibal by his strategy of harassing the Carthaginians while avoiding a pitched battle

Fa•bi•us Max•i•mus

(ˈfeɪ bi əs ˈmæk sə məs)
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(Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus) (“Cunctator”) 275–203 B.C., Roman general.
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Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus Cunctator, known to modernity simply as Fabius, served as a Roman general during the second century BC.