Battle of Nola (215 BC)


The Second Battle of Nola was fought in 215 BC between Hannibal's army and a Roman Army under Marcus Claudius Marcellus. It was Hannibal's second attempt to seize Nola after a failure the year before. He was again repelled and would make one more, also unsuccessful attempt the next year.

Second Battle of Nola
Part of the Second Punic War

Map of the 215 BC campaign in Campania.
DateAugust 215 BC
Location
Nola, present-day Italy
Result Stalemate
Belligerents
Carthage Roman Republic
Commanders and leaders
Hannibal Marcus Claudius Marcellus
Casualties and losses
5,000 1,000