Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC

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2.8.9. Carthage
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A. Cultural history

[German source]

Carthage (Phoenician Qart-ḥadašt, ‘new town’; Greek Karchedṓn; Latin Carthago) lies at the southern tip of a large peninsula jutting into the Gulf of Tunis, with the Arina Lagoon to its north and the Lake of Tunis to the south. The Byrsa, a hill 56 m in height, forms the sout…

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Mansel, Karin, “2.8.9. Carthage”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC, English edition by John N. Dillon; Translated by Duncan A. Smart (2018). Original German-language edition: Frühgeschichte der Mittelmeerkulturen: Historisch-archäologisches Handbuch. Herausgegeben von Anna-Maria Wittke. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 10. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2015). Consulted online on 21 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_009117>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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