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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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Carthaginian war coinage: the Carthaginian goddess Tanit and the Greek mythological creature Pegasus.

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Gilded bronze cuirass, Phoenician, Ksour-es-Sal, Tunisia, 3rd C. B.C., dates to the Punic Wars with Rome. Musee du Bardo, Tunis, Tunisia

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Ruler Hannibal of CARTHAGE | well known as the greatest general and military strategist who ever lived. He used his overpowering African armies to conquer major portions of Spain and Italy and came very close to defeating the Roman Empire.

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Roman Forum Newspaper

The route that Hannibal’s army took over the Alps during the second Punic War.

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Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus (236–183 BC), who was a general in the Second Punic War and statesman of the Roman Republic. He was best known for defeating Hannibal at the final battle of the Second Punic War at Zama.

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