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(Phoenician Qrt-ḥdšt, ‘new town’; Greek Καρχηδών/Karchēdṓn, Lat. Carthago).
A. From Phoenician foundation to Roman colony
According to Timaeus' report (FGrH 566 F 60), C. was founded in 814/13 or 813/2 BC -- on the site of Tunis' moder…