Quintus Fabius Maximus

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Quintus Fabius Maximus
Episode 4 of Famous Romans

30 mins

The events at Trasimene led the Senate to name Fabius as dictator for six months. Why did he adopt his famous - and at the time, highly unpopular - strategy of avoiding battle with Hannibal?

Benjamin Schumacher Ph.D., Professor at University of New Mexico
The Great Courses