Battle of Heraclea

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  • Elsa Bouchard (University of Montreal)

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Pyrrhus king of Epirus gave assistance to the Tarentines against the Romans, whom he defeated. He thus earned the support of the local tribes.

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Bouchard, Elsa. "Battle of Heraclea". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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