Trasimene


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Trasimene

(ˈtræzɪˌmiːn)
n
(Placename) Lake Trasimene a lake in central Italy, in Umbria: the largest lake in central Italy; scene of Hannibal's victory over the Romans in 217 bc. Area: 128 sq km (49 sq miles). Also known as: Lake Perugia Italian name: Lago Trasimeno
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Hannibal and his small Carthaginian army ambushed impregnable Rome at the battle of Lake Trasimene. Not a single Roman soldier escaped the slaughter.
His clever tactics led to many dramatic victories at Trebia, Trasimene, and Cannae.
However, the idea that the defeat of Servilius' cavalry in a skirmish after the Battle of Lake Trasimene (June 217 BC) left the way open to Rome stretches credibility.
As an experienced general, he was elected to the dictatorship in 217 after disastrous Roman defeats at the hands of Hannibal at the Trebia and Lake Trasimene, and when he set off in command of the army his strategy represented something quite new and unprecedented for the Romans.
The early works are shown with pictures by other Perugians of the time: the refined Madonna and Child with Saints from Frankfurt, generally and presumably correctly attributed to Fiorenzo di Lorenzo; Bonfigli's small Thyssen Annundation with its prospect of the towers of Perugia and Trasimene in the distance; the great caporali gonfalone from Montone, with its view of that town and its breached walls; the Pietro di Gaieotto gonfalone, which is stylistically compatible with the scene above Sante's own two Bernardino panels; and the competent yet lugubrious altarpiece by the Master of the Gardner Annunciation from Terni.
Twenty-four June 217 BC: As the early rays of dawn crested the steep hills surrounding the crystal blue waters of Lake Trasimene, Roman proconsul Caius Flaminius pulled his heavy cloak closer about his shoulders.