Battle of Lake Vadimo (310 BC)
|Battle of Lake Vadimo|
|Part of the Second Samnite War|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Lucius Papirius Cursor|
The first Battle of Lake Vadimo was fought in 310 BC between Rome and the Etruscans, and ended up being the largest battle between these nations. The Romans were victorious, gaining land and influence in the region. The Etruscans sustained heavy losses in the battle and would never again reclaim their previous glory.
See also the second Battle of Lake Vadimo (283 BC).
- http://www.mysteriousetruscans.com/posts/TT29MM1.html - Velthur Valerius translated by Camitlnas Tullius