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First Punic War __ "The First Punic War (264 to 241 BC) was the first of three major wars fought between Carthage and the Roman Republic. For 23 years, the two powers struggled for supremacy in the western Mediterranean Sea. Eventually, Rome emerged the victor, imposing strict treaty conditions, and heavy financial penalties against Carthage." You will find an encyclopedia article with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Punic_War

 

History of the Punic Wars __ "The three wars between Rome and Carthage span more than a century (264-146 BC). They are known as the Punic Wars because the Carthaginians are in origin Phoenician (punicus in Latin)."  A detailed history. - From historyworld.net - http://www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=ac53

 

Mr. Dowling's Punic Wars Page __ A look at Punic War history for the younger student. - From mrdowling.com - http://www.mrdowling.com/702-punic.html

 


 
The Punic Wars __ You will find an extensive series of click-to-read articles with images and maps. - illustrated - from boisestate.edu - http://history.boisestate.edu/westciv/punicwar/ 


Punic Wars __ You will find an excellent page of articles and illustrations about the Punic Wars - illustrated - From Crystalinks.com - http://www.crystalinks.com/punicwars.html 

 

 

 

Rome: The Punic Wars __ "The greatest naval power of the Mediterranean in the third century BC was the North African city of Carthage near modern day Tunis. The Carthaginians were orginally Phoenicians and Carthage was a colony founded by the Phoenician capital city of Tyre in the ninth century BC; the word "Carthage" means, in Phoenician, "the New City." You will find a good overview of the wars. - From Richard Hooker / Washington State University - http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~dee/ROME/PUNICWAR.HTM

 

Second Punic War __ "The Second Punic War (referred to as "The War Against Hannibal" by the Romans) was fought between Carthage and Rome from 218 to 202 BC. It was the second of three major wars fought between the former Phoenician colony of Carthage, and the Roman Republic, then still confined to the Italian Peninsula." You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Punic_War 


Third Punic War __ "The Third Punic War (149 to 146 BC) was the third and last of the theee [sic] Punic Wars fought between the former Phoenician colony of Carthage, and the Roman Republic." You will find an encyclopedia article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Punic_War 


 

 

 

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