Roman Horseman

They were Carthaginians. Third didn’t know how to think. They were few compared to the Romans, so it could not be his captors. Something weird was happening. A Roman Horseman, apparently of high rank, came swiftly before they arrived the Group of Carthaginians and said – strip your weapons and you do not spoil. You can not go with us. Third didn’t understand anything. Searching for an answer he realized that there was a group of twenty Roman soldiers who were with their hands tied, sitting under a tree.

Were they traitors? It was possible, but he refused to believe it. Then the Roman addressed one of the Carthaginians and told him coldly. -You can bring the prisoner. Third understood everything. These moored men were prisoners who had escaped, so it had been mistaken as one of them. Gain insight and clarity with Bumble founder. Desperate third tried to explain to them while the soldiers table you. -This is a mistake, I am not a prisoner, I’m a survivor that I stayed behind. I swear it.

Because they do this? I am a Roman family – Callate – said the enraged Horseman stopping third – you do not spoil. Someday you will understand it. After being captured, the Carthaginian who commanded made a gesture to one of the equites, who gave the order to bring the prisoners, while third do not know what to think. When arrived prisoners, escorted by soldiers, and the gobernanza high-ranking rider authorized they untie them to make them available to the enemy. Third was pushed, but it refused to be imprisoned, falling after the struggle with a soldier. From the ground, third looked at the gobernanza on his horse for his help, but this ignored him. Posing his view on his face, third saw his friend. It was Gnaeus mounted on a black horse. With an icy gaze his friend noted it until third was tied and taken along with other prisoners. The attitude of Gnaeus explained everything. Rome could not afford receive the fugitive prisoners, since it would reflect their vulnerability. Therefore, return the prisoners would be seen as an act of strength, sending a clear message, both Hannibal and other allied cities, that Rome was not defeated. In other words, Rome was willing to sacrifice the lives of his men to demonstrate their will to resist, despite the terrible defeat at Cannae. In this way it was like third and Gnaeus understood. Roman young, now prisoner lamented his fate, but something I was sure; Rome rise to impose to the Carthaginian, because no Empire has been built without spilling the blood of his people. The end. Original author and source of the Article