Wars with Pyrrhos [281-272BC]

Pyrrhos Warin 281 BC accepted the request of the Greek city of Taranto for help in the conflict with Rome. Pyrrhos' main goal was to conquer Macedonia but lacked enough funds to pay the necessary mercenaries. So he planned to help Taranto and then move to Sicily and attack Carthage - after winning and conquering southern Italy, he should have had enough money to build an army strong enough to conquer Macedonia.

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