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Dexter Hoyos

in Hannibal: Rome's Greatest Enemy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675464
eISBN:
9781781385432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675464.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter succinctly describes the site and earlier history of Carthage, supposedly founded by Phoenicians under princess Dido, her republican political system briefly commented on by Aristotle, ... More


Barcids Supreme (241–221)

Dexter Hoyos

in Hannibal: Rome's Greatest Enemy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675464
eISBN:
9781781385432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675464.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter relates Hamilcar Barca's crucial role in leading Carthage to victory over rebel mercenary and subject Libyan forces after 241 in the Truceless War, thus becoming effective chief of ... More


‘Carthage Must Be Destroyed’, 400 BC–146 BC

David Abulafia

in The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195323344
eISBN:
9780197562499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195323344.003.0019
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

While the war between Athens and Sparta for control of the Aegean was at its peak, other conflicts, further to the west, embroiled Greek cities in struggles for their life. Carthage was as ... More


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