Fabius Maximus

Fabius Maximus

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus Cunctator (ca. 280 BC - 203 BC) was a Roman politician and general, born in Rome around 280 BC and died in Rome in 203 BC. He was Roman Consul five times (233 BC, 228 BC, 215 BC, 214 BC and 209 BC) and was twice Dictator in 221 and again in 217 BC. He reached the office of Roman Censor in 230 BC. His agnomen Cunctator (akin to the English noun cunctation) means "delayer" in Latin, and refers to his tactics in deploying the troops during the Second Punic War. His cognomen Verrucosus means "warty," a reference to a wart above his upper lip.show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135923706
  • 9786135923704