Battle of Camerinum

The Battle of Camerinum in 295 BC was a battle of the Third Samnite War. In the battle, the Semnones defeated a Roman legion under the command of the propraetor Lucius Cornelius Scipio Barbatus.[1][2][3][4][5]

Battle of Camerinum
Part of the Third Samnite War
Date295 BC
Camerinum (modern Camerino), Italy
43°8′25.001″N 13°4′8.000″E / 43.14027806°N 13.06888889°E / 43.14027806; 13.06888889Coordinates: 43°8′25.001″N 13°4′8.000″E / 43.14027806°N 13.06888889°E / 43.14027806; 13.06888889
Result Samnite victory
Roman Republic Semnones
Commanders and leaders
Lucius Cornelius Scipio Barbatus Unknown
One legion Unknown
Battle of Camerinum is located in Italy
Battle of Camerinum
Location within Italy


  1. ^ of Megalopolis, Polybius. Histories 2.19.5-6.
  2. ^ Livius, Titus. Ab Urbe Condita 10.25.
  3. ^ Gill, N.S. "A Table of Roman Battles". Retrieved 31 July 2012.
  4. ^ Harbottle, Thomas Benfield (1904). Dictionary of battles from the earliest date to the present time. London: S. Sonnenschein & Co., Ltd. pp. 47. Camerinum.
  5. ^ Cornell, Tim (2017). The “Samnite Wars,” 343-290 BC, in M. Whitby & H. Sidebottom (eds.), The Encyclopedia of Ancient Battles. p. 477. ISBN 978-1405186452.