Carthage: The Lost Mediterranean Civilisation






Carthage: The Lost Mediterranean Civilisation

By Richard Miles

History Today, Vol.60:2 (2010)

Introduction: In the spring of 146 BC the North African city-state of Carthage finally fell. After three years of embarrassing setbacks, the Roman army under its new and relatively inexperienced commander, Scipio Aemilianus, had managed to break through the Carthaginian defences and establish an all-important bridgehead at Carthage


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