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Battle of Messana

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Battlefield
Location type: Battlefield
Location address: Italia, Messina
Number of texts: 1
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The Battle of Messana in 265-264 BC was the first military clash between the Roman Republic and Carthage. It marked the start of the First Punic War. In that period, and after the recent successes in southern Italy, Sicily became of increasing strategic importance to Rome.

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