Battle of Nola (216 BC)

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First Battle of Nola
Part of the Second Punic War
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Date 216 BC
Location Nola, present-day Italy
Result Stalemate
Carthage Roman Republic
Commanders and leaders
Hannibal Marcus Claudius Marcellus

The First Battle of Nola was fought in 216 BC between the forces of Hannibal and a Roman force led by Marcus Claudius Marcellus. Hannibal was attempting to seize the town of Nola: He failed, and would make two more unsuccessful attempts on the city in the next two years.

Coordinates: 40°55′34″N 14°31′39″E / 40.9261°N 14.5275°E / 40.9261; 14.5275