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  Ballistic Coefficient
BC is what determines trajectory and wind drift, other factors (velocity among them) being equal.
BC changes with the shape of the bullet and the speed at which the bullet is traveling, while sectional density does not.
This is shown by the smaller difference in BC between the two pointed bullets,.357 for the flat base and.400 for the boat tail.
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 Articles - Hannibal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
In 189 BC the Romans, having defeated Antiochus in a war, demanded that he turn Hannibal over to them and the general fled again, this time to the court of King Prusias I of Bithynia.
In 210 BC Hannibal again proved his superiority in tactics by a severe defeat inflicted at Herdoniac (modern Ordona) in Apulia upon a proconsular army, and in 208 BC destroyed a Roman force engaged in the siege of Locri Epizephyrii.
But with the loss of Tarentum in 209 BC and the gradual reconquest by the Romans of Samnium and Lucania his hold on south Italy was almost lost.
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 216 BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Centuries: 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC
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 Battle of Cannae (216 BC)
The date is August 2nd, 216 BC - the place Italy.
Having crossed the Alps from Spain into Italy late in 218 BC, Hannibal had in the previous year inflicted a reverse on the Romans at the Ticinus river, won a decisive victory at the Trebia and destroyed a whole Roman army in one of the greatest ambushes of all time at Lake Trasimene.
This policy was adopted from July 217 BC until the middle of 216 BC.
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(247–183 bc), Carthaginian general, son of Hamilcar Barca, whose march on Rome from Spain across the Alps in 218–217 bc remains one of the greatest feats in military history.
From his 18th to his 25th year, Hannibal was the chief agent in carrying out the plans by which his brother-in-law Hasdrubal extended and consolidated the Carthaginian dominion on the Iberian Peninsula.
In 202 bc, after 15 years, and with the military fortunes of Carthage rapidly declining, Hannibal was recalled to Africa to direct the defense of his country against a Roman invasion under Scipio Africanus the Elder.
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 Legions 218-216 BCE
In that case, if legions 20 and 21 were newly raised, but with properly levied troops, they may have been prepared for service in the battle in preference to the 16th and 17th.
Its possible that the 17th was the second Legio Urbana raised for garrison duties in Rome, and together with the 16th, did not serve at Cannae.
Along with the 19th, this Legion was dispatched in the Po valley in early summer 216 BCE under Praetor L. Postumius Albinus.
www.novaroma.de /sodmil/iec/leg_218-216.htm   (637 words)

  
 Road to Cannae   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Rome once again held consular elections, and the winners had campaigned specifically on the promise that they had a plan for achieving a swift, decisive victory over the devious Carthaginian.
The new consuls for 216, Gaius Terentius Varro and Lucius Aemilius Paullus took office in March.
Hannibal wintered at Gerontium, and in the spring of 216 BC moved southward and seized the large army supply depot at Cannae on the Aufidus (Ofanto) River in Apulia (central Italy).
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 BATTLE OF CANNAE
Battle of Cannae (August 1-5, 216 B.C.), pp 165-190.
Dodge, Theodore A. Hannibal: A History of the Art of War Among the Carthaginians and Romans Down to the Battle of Pydna, 168 BC, with a Detailed Account of the Second Punic War.
June, 216 B. C., pp 360-380 (includes information on the preparations for battle, forces in line, infantry centre, Roman hero of Cannae).
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 The Battle of Cynoscephalae
No doubt confident after their defeat of Carthage in 202 BC, Rome now deemed it best to remove the Macedonian threat as soon as possible.
The pleas by Greek city states for assistance were all the excuse they needed to intervene in 200 BC, beginning the Second Macedonian War.
In 198 BC command passed into the hands of Titus Quinctius Flaminius.
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July 31, Year 216 BC, Our supply lines are still off although they have been let up a small bit.
August 1, Year 216 BC, The scouts returned today, not all of them though, we had sent five and only two had returned.
August 2, Year 216 BC, I woke early in the morning at around the second hour of the day to the sound of the shouting of commands and stomping of horse’s hooves.
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 Cannae, Battle of --  Encyclopædia Britannica
(216 BC), major battle near the ancient village of Cannae, in Apulia (Puglia), southeastern Italy, between the forces of Rome and Carthage during the Second Punic War.
The Roman consuls of 216 BC, Lucius Aemilius Paulus and Gaius Terentius Varro, prepared to...
During the Second Punic War the armies of Carthage met those of Rome at Cannae, Italy, in 216 BC.
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The Battle of Cannae 216 BC is one of the classics of western warfare.
After winning major battles at Trebbia (218 BC) and Lake Trasimene (217 BC), Rome sent 8 Legions and an equal number of allied troops to stop Hannibal at Cannae.
Despite being outnumbered by around 2:1, Hannibal draws in the Roman legions by posting his weaker Gallic and Spanish troops in the centre, and destroys them by a classic pincer movement of his 2 African phalanxes placed at either end of his line.
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 Hannibal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
This coin represents the traditional type of Tarentum, first issued in the middle of the fifth century BC, but discontinued in 228 BC under Roman domination.
In 219 BC, Hannibal deliberately provoked Rome by capturing Saguntum in Spain, precipitating the Second Punic War (218-201 BC).
Hannibal finally returned to the Carthaginian homeland of North Africa in 203 BC after it was invaded by Scipio Africanus Major.
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 Successful Military Personnel Systems
The Roman Army 216 BC to 52 BC.
Selections for officers were open to a wide population, but standards were high, and strenuous measurement tools were employed in the selection process.
The Roman Army: 216 BC-52 BC The Battle of Cannae in 216 BC forced major reforms.
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 Miscellenous ancient coins
It was a powerful state in the 6th centuty B.C. but was weakened by a series of wars with the neighboring kingdom of Magadha and finally (4th cent.
KarshapanaPeriod of Chandragupta (circa 321 - 297 BC).
The Kingdom of Kuninda was an ancient central Himalayan kingdom from around the 2nd century BCE to the 3rd century, located in the modern state of Uttaranchal in northern India.
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 Cannae 216 BC - wargamer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
There are conflicting opinions on which bank of the river Aufidus the battle was fought, and at which angles to the river the armies were deployed.
The meaning of the word "extraordinarii" was hardly the same in 216 BC as it is nowadays.
In fact, it meant "those out of order", that is either not good enough or not trustworthy enough to take their place in the order of battle.
www.barca.fsnet.co.uk /Cannae-wargamer.htm   (2367 words)

  
 Battles of the Ancient World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Some day it may get fleshed out into a full treatment, with more battles, longer text, and maps, but it is pretty far down in the projects queue right now.
216 BC Cannae, Hannibal Barca vs C. Terentius Varro
In the aftermath of Spanish defections and fierce Roman action against any who remain loyal to Carthage, Rome breaks Carthaginian power in Spain, depriving Hannibal of his base and Carthage of the manpower and wealth.
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 Classical Net - J.S. Bach - Cantata Listener's Guide - BWV 216   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The cantata BWV 216 comes to us in fragmentary form, only the soprano and alto parts surviving.
However, BWV 216/3 is parody of BWV 204/8 and BWV 216/7 is a parody of BWV 205/13, so all is not lost.
Use of text, images, or any other copyrightable material contained in these pages, without the written permission of the copyright holder, except as specified in the Copyright Notice, is strictly prohibited.
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 BC Hydro - Info - Regulatory Documents
BCUC IR 03 - BC Hydro Responses 216.01 to 232.02
BCUC 3 216 03 REAP filings will fulfill the requirement for an annual statement of planned extensions to its facilities [PDF, 49 Kb]
BCUC 3 216 04 Future REAP filings will be submitted prior to the start of the period under consideration [PDF, 49 Kb]
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 Sources
Nº 121 Armies of the Carthaginian Wars 265-146 BC by Terence Wise with color plates by Richard Hook is a good starting point.
Campaign Nº 36 deals with the battle of Cannae 216 BC the most famous and fruitless of Hannibal's victories.
March-April 1992 "The battle of Magnesia 190 BC" by Michael Nursey (pp 22-27), of course this is not a Punic battle but the color plate contains an hastatus that fits well with Hannibal's war.
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 Learn more about 3rd century BC in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Learn more about 3rd century BC in the online encyclopedia.
3rd century BC 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - other centuries)
(2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC - 1st millennium AD)
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 The Battle of Cannae
The Battle of Cannae in the summer of 216 BC is a milestone in Roman history.
It was Hannibal's finest hour and forced the Romans to learn a painful lesson.
Rome needed a Scipio Africanus - and he was soon to emerge to deliver her from the Carthaginian menace.
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 Timeline of Rome to 44BC with etexts
200,000 BC to 44 BC: #Plautus #Ennius #Cato #Terence #Varro #Julius Caesar
c235 BC: Naevius' historical plays (eg 'The Punic War', also Saturnian) and comedies [bio] [Latin] ditto [LatLib] [crit] "As though she were playing at ball, give and take in a ring, she makes herself common property to all men.
186 BC: Bacchanalia banned [English] [Latin] [pic of decree] [Livy] "No one shall perform their rites in secret; nor shall anyone perform their rites in public, in private, or outside the city, unless he has appeared before the urban praetor and he has given permission..."
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 CARTHAGE AND ITS COINAGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Traditionally described as having been founded circa 814 BC by Phoenicians from Tyre, Carthage became a great mercantile state and seapower that carried out extensive trade around the Mediterranean.
During times of Carthaginian control, coins were also minted in Sardinia (320-238 BC and 216 BC), Spain (237-209 BC) and southern Italy (216-203 BC).
Of course, the coinage of Carthage came to an abrupt end with the destruction of the city by Roman legions at the conclusion of the Third Punic War in 146 BC.
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 Cannae 216 Bc: Hannibal Smashes Rome's Army (Campaign Series, No 36)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Armies of the Carthaginian Wars 265-146 BC (Men at Arms Series, 121)
Cannae 216 Bc : Hannibal Smashes Rome's Army (Campaign Series, No 36) by Mark Healy is positive proof that good things do come in small packages.
If you are interested in the battles of the ancient world or Roman history this is a must for your library.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Books: Hannibal's War with Rome: His Armies and Campaigns, 216 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Hannibal's War with Rome: His Armies and Campaigns, 216 BC Mark Healy, Terence Wise, Angus McBride (Illustrator), Richard Hook (Illustrator)
This volume is a combination of two Osprey titles: "Armies of the Carthaginian Wars" and "Cannae 216 BC".
It describes in detail the make up of Hannibal's army and the course of his campaigns, from their base in Spain and the crossing of the Alps to his campaigns in Italy.
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 Find in a Library: Cannae 216 BC : Hannibal smashes Rome's army
Cannae 216 BC : Hannibal smashes Rome's army
Subjects: Cannae, Battle of, Italy, 216 B.C. Libraries
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 Amazon.com: Books: Cannae: The Experience of Battle in the Second Punic War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Cannae 216 Bc: Hannibal Smashes Rome's Army (Campaign Series, No 36) by Mark Healy
On a hot, dusty summer's day in 216 BC, the forces of the Carthaginian general Hannibal faced the Roman army in a dramatic encounter at Cannae.
Carthage was probably founded at some point in the late ninth century BC, as a trading colony established by the Phoenician city of Tyre.
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