vincere scis Hannibal victoria uti nescis

you know [how] to win, Hannibal; you do not know [how] to use victory


According to Livy, a cavalry colonel told Hannibal this after the victory at Cannae in 216 BC, meaning that Hannibal should have marched on Rome directly.


  • victoriavictory
  • utiemploy, enjoy, possess, to use