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Saturday, February 22, 2020

«Aegates Islands»

March 10, 241 BC

Battle of the Aegates Islands – The Romans sink the Carthaginian fleet bringing the First Punic War to an end. The Battle of the Aegates Islands or Aegusa was the final naval battle fought between the fleets of Carthage and the Roman Republic during the First Punic War. The result was a decisive Roman victory which forced an end to the protracted conflict, to the advantage of Rome.
Aegates Islands, battle, First Punic War
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