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Carthage
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(Phoenician Qrt-ḥdšt, ‘new town’; Greek Καρχηδών/Karchēdṓn, Lat. Carthago).

I. History

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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…

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Huß, Werner (Bamberg), Leisten, Thomas (Princeton) and Niemeyer, Hans Georg (Hamburg), “Carthage”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e609590>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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