Battle of Mutina (193 BC)
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Battle of Mutina 193 BC
Battle of Mutina
Part of Roman-Gaulish wars
Date193 BC
Modern-day Modena, Italy
Result Roman victory
Vexilloid of the Roman Empire.svg Roman Republic Boii
Commanders and leaders
Lucius Cornelius Merula Unknown
2 Roman legions
2 Allied legions
Casualties and losses
5,000 killed[1]


14,000 killed[1]
2,623 captured[1]
212 standards[1]
63 wagons[1]

The Battle of Mutina was fought in 193 BC, near Mutina, between the Roman Republic and the Boii. The Roman army won the battle. The battle marked the total defeat of the Boian Gauls, but since consul Lucius Cornelius Merula's victory cost the Romans dear, and his officers accused him of negligence on his march to Mutina, the Senate refused him a triumph on his return to Rome. The Battle of Mutina is described by the Roman historian Livy at 35.4-6.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f Livy. "35 4-5". Ab Urbe Condita Libri.

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