- Ga·ius [gey-uh s] /ˈgeɪ əs/, died 217 b.c., Roman statesman and general who was defeated by Hannibal.
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"That is what Flaminius stands for," resumed Lucius after a moment of silence.
Was not the lesson of Flaminius enough for these drinkers of vinegar-water?
Nor was Hannibal mistaken in his calculations in regard to Flaminius.
In pursuit of him came Flaminius, in hot haste to close with the enemy.
Another work done by Flaminius stands to this day as a memorial of him.Ancient Rome
Mary Agnes Hamilton
- Gaius (ˈɡaɪəs). died 217 bc, Roman statesman and general: built the Flaminian Way; defeated by Hannibal at Trasimene (217)
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