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Battle of Asculum


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279 BC
   saw the   
Battle of Asculum
Pyrrhus, King of Epirus, lost most of his army in a victorious battle against the Romans, thus originating the term Pyrrhic victory
Consul Publius Decius Mus & King Pyrrhus of Epirus
   led opposing forces at the   
Battle of Asculum
Took place in 279 BC between the Romans and the combined Tarantine, Oscan, Samnite, and Epirote army forces. This battle was set within the Romano-Tarantine conflict, to control Magna Graecia.
279 BC
   was the year of the   
Battle of Asculum
Pyrrhus, King of Epirus, lost most of his army in a victorious battle against the Romans, thus originating the term Pyrrhic victory






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