War in Italy
May 7, 2004
The Second Punic War, continued with more Carthaginian success. After the battles of Ticinus and Trebbia, Hannibal crushed another Roman force at Lake Trasimenus. As the War in Italy continued, conditions for Rome were worsening. The Dictator, Fabius Maximus, offered momentary respite with delaying tactics, but the worst was yet to come for the Romans.