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Volturnus


The important city of Volturnum (later Capua) lies at the banks of the river Volturnus (Now Volturno). South of the river is a fertile plain. At the other side this plain is enclosed by mountains.
In 216 Hannibal got trapped in this plain by Q. Fabius Maximus. His escape is described here

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Volturnus
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A narrow pass along the mountains
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Volturnus
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The plain with in the background the enclosing mountains
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Room enough for an army to move.
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