Fabius-maximus



(Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus”Cunctator”) 275–203 b.c, Roman statesman and general: defeated Hannibal’s army by harassment without risking a pitched battle.
Historical Examples

Selections from Viri Romae Charles Franois L’Homond
The Lion’s Brood Duffield Osborne
Plutarch’s Lives, Volume I (of 4) Plutarch
Plutarch’s Lives, Volume I (of 4) Plutarch
Dio’s Rome, Volume 1 (of 6) Cassius Dio
A Smaller History of Rome William Smith and Eugene Lawrence
The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood
The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II. Tobias Smollett
The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six Titus Livius
A Smaller History of Rome William Smith and Eugene Lawrence

noun
full name Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus, called Cunctator (the delayer). died 203 bc, Roman general and statesman. As commander of the Roman army during the Second Punic War, he withstood Hannibal by his strategy of harassing the Carthaginians while avoiding a pitched battle

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • C-g-

    Captain of the Guard. center of gravity. Coast Guard. Commanding General. Consul General. Captain of the Guard. center of gravity. Commanding General. Consul General. center of gravity

  • C-gelee

    Claude [klohd] /kloʊd/ (Show IPA), Lorraine, Claude. noun Claude (klod). the original name of Claude Lorrain



  • Guevara

    Ernesto [er-nes-taw] /ɛrˈnɛs tɔ/ (Show IPA), (“Che”) 1928–67, Cuban revolutionist and political leader, born in Argentina. Contemporary Examples The Dark Side of Cuba’s Ebola Economy James Bloodworth December 8, 2014 Historical Examples John Lyly John Dover Wilson John Lyly John Dover Wilson Early Theories of Translation Flora Ross Amos John Lyly John Dover Wilson The […]

  • Henry-ii

    (“Henry the Saint”) 973–1024, king of Germany 1002–24 and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1014–24. (“Curtmantle”) 1133–89, king of England 1154–89: first king of the Plantagenet line (grandson of Henry I of England). 1519–59, king of France 1547–59 (son of Francis I). Contemporary Examples England’s Greatest Knight Puts ‘Game of Thrones’ to Shame William […]



Disclaimer: Fabius-maximus definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.