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    The Influence Of Carthage

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    Carthage was the ancient Phoenician city-state situated in present day Tunisia on the African continent. She had her influence extending over much of the present day coast of North Africa as well encompassing some parts of present day Spain and the islands of the western Mediterranean Sea (Morey, 1901). Initially Carthage was a colony of Tyre and she got her independence at around 650 BC (Morey, 1901). Just like Carthage, Rome was a super power of her time. She grew out of the Roman republic and through conquests and negotiations, she become an empire. Economically, Carthage derived her power by her position in the Mediterranean Sea. She was situated the center of the region. As stated by Morey, “She had grown wealthy and strong by buying and selling the products of the East to the West and vice…

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    The clever beginnings of Carthage set the tone for the country it would become. It all started in the 9th century BC when Dido, then soon­to­be queen of Carthage, settled a new community in the Northern tip of Africa. When she arrived, she was told by the local tribes that she could take as much land as an ox hide would cover. Clever Dido took the hide and cut it into small strips in order to secure a nice sized piece of fertile land along the coast (Sterling Documentaries, 2015). Such placement…

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    The history of the Ancient empires, there were various wars and rivalries that existed between Carthage and Rome (Morey, 1901). These two nations were well-known for war, power and strength situated at the western Mediterranean and Italian Peninsula. The former is led by Carthage while the other is the great force of Rome. In this write-up, there will be a trace how Carthage became almost the equal of Rome showing the strength of both and how this conflict led to Rome becoming a naval power.…

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    Rise Of Carthage Essay

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    Carthage became equals to Rome due to their leadership quality, the success of their monarchy and relationship with its counsel along with its success in the trade industry. Carthage traded silver, copper, oils, food etc. Their explorers did an absolutely fantastic job at scouring the coasts of Africa and the Mediterranean in order to obtain more to buy, sell and trade. Their ventures out into uncharted lands, the loyalty of their people and their persistence paved the way to their incredibly…

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    Rise Of Carthage Essay

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    Introduction Carthage was the first foreign opponent came in touch with Rome. Carthage fought a series of war against Rome. Carthage and her rising power always remained fear to Rome though each cases Romans had great victory. Especially, Punic War I, II and III were remarkable wars still memorable in modern days. Rise of Carthaginian Power Around 3000 years from now Inhabitants of Phoenicia (Today’s Lebanon) started dominating trade over the Mediterranean (Carthage, n.d.). They discovered and…

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    The Cartage was founded as a Phoenician colony in 800 - 700 BC It's location was important for the trade and so Carthaginians was a very good trader. They had a very strong fleet of hundred of weasels. But Cartage had a long history of making a peaceful treaty with many powers of the Mediterranean. In 509 BC, Carthage signed the treaty with Rome divides the influence and trade. They struggle with Greeks and local African tribes. The main rivalry over the Sicily and Sardinia with Greeks took…

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    grow rapidly. Below the Mediterranean sea rose a new power, Carthage. Carthage grew economically through trade, though it lacked the structure of government and the support of the people. Seeing Carthage growing in power and trade, Rome felt threatened and needed to make a statement. Carthage was ruling with an iron fist on the sea, so Rome built its own to challenge their power. Rise of Carthage Carthage was on the rise by taking land. Using the land, Carthage began to trade with other…

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    The Power of Carthage Carthage and Rome were two powerful states in the Ancient Western Mediterranean. These empires would eventually cross paths and be drawn into a pair of wars known as the Punic Wars (Morey, 1901). Prior to the wars, Rome was a force to be reckoned with as it had grown in power through a series of wars with neighboring states in which it was triumphant. Rome was so big and with citizens so loyal, few other states would dare challenge its might. That is until, Carthage had…

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    Introduction There were three major wars between the Carthage and the Roman, the first Punic war last 23 years, the second Punic war- 18 years, and the third Punic war- 3 years long. In this summary, we will focus on the strength of two empires. Roman Empire, a nation of war, victory include Latin war in 338 BC, Second Samnite war in 304 BC, Third Samnite war in 290 BC, and Southern Italy in 275 BC (Morey, 1901). These trails of wars showed Rome power, experience, and became the most superior…

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    Introduction During the 3rd century B.C., two powers arose in the Western Mediterranean, Rome and Carthage, whose epic struggle for dominance of the region would reshape the ancient world (Morey, 1901). Rome would emerge the victor and subsequently, numerous modern governments owe Rome for the basis of their laws and organization of their systems (Noonan, n.d.). However, if Carthage had emerged the victor and our world governments had looked to Carthage for inspiration, would they be structured…

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