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Hannibal Barca was Rome's Greatest Enemy - But He Couldn’t Win the War for Carthage

Hannibal Barca inflicted one of the worst defeats ever suffered by the Roman army at the battle of Cannae. Nearly 70,000 men were killed in the heart of

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CARTHAGE, TUNISIA - Center of power and master of Mediterranean trade in Hellenistic times, the ancient ruins of this legendary city are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

A Mediterranean Cruise - Round the World in 30 Days

A Mediterranean cruise is a terrific way to visit several countries and only unpack once. This cruise visited Spain, Italy, France, Tunisia and Mallorca.

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Hannibal Barca was Rome's Greatest Enemy - But He Couldn’t Win the War for Carthage

Hannibal Barca inflicted one of the worst defeats ever suffered by the Roman army at the battle of Cannae. Nearly 70,000 men were killed in the heart of

A visual map of Carthage, created by Jean-Claude Golvin.

A visual map of Carthage, created by Jean-Claude Golvin.

The port of ancient Carthage.   The Roman control began with the victory in the 3rd Punic War in 146 BCE.  This truly would have been worth living to see....One of the strongest city-states in the world at that time.

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The Roman control began with the victory in the 3rd Punic War in 146 BCE

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A Rare Carthaginian Gold Fifth Stater, From the Time of the Second Punic War

CARTHAGE, Second Punic War. Circa 203-201 BC. AV Fifth Stater (14mm, 1.90 g, 12h). Head of Tanit left, wearing wreath of grain ears, single-pendant earring, and necklace / Horse standing right. Jenkins & Lewis Group XIV, 465 (same dies); MAA 76; SNG Copenhagen –; Bement 602 (same dies); Ward 930 (same dies). Good VF, small nick on cheek, area of light porosity on reverse. Rare. From the collection of Dr. Lawrence A. Adams. Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 9 (16 April 1996), lot 292. CNG100, 34

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Carthago mozaïek

Carthago mozaïek

The Ruins of Carthage

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"To destroy that for which a war is undertaken seems an act of madness, and madness of a very violent kind." Polybius, Histories, on the Roman sack of Carthage in 146 BCE

"To destroy that for which a war is undertaken seems an act of madness, and madness of a very violent kind." Polybius, Histories, on the Roman sack of Carthage in 146 BCE

Carthage,Tunis

Carthage,Tunis

Carthage, Tunisia

Carthage, Tunisia

Looking out over the stormy sea in Carthage, Tunisia ~ Africa at the Punic and Roman Ruins.

Carthage, Tunisia ~ Punic and Roman Ruins

Looking out over the stormy sea in Carthage, Tunisia ~ Africa at the Punic and Roman Ruins.

ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE OF CARTHAGE - TUNISIA

Tunisian Odyssey: The Middle

by Julie Skurdenis (Second of three parts) The following describes the middle part of an odyssey that began in Sidi Bou Said, a suburb of Tunis, capital of Tunisia, and at the nearby archaeological site of Carthage. During the first seven days of our 22-night private guided trip, my husband, Paul, and I visited seven archaeological sites (three of them UNESCO World Heritage Sites) plus the picture-postcard village of Sidi Bou Said, overlooking the Gulf of Tunis; the world-famous Bardo…

near ancient Carthage, Corinthian order Roman temple at Sbeitla - Tunisia. We took a tour to this location-amazing!

Carthage – Tunisia | قرطاج – تونس