The Latin word Punic is an adjective that means “of orrelating to ancient Carthage, the inhabitants of Carthage, or theirlanguage.” It can also mean “having the treacherous characterattributed to the inhabitants of Carthage by the Romans.” As anoun, Punic can READ MORE
It destroyed the city and sold the people into slavery to preventresilient Carthage again arising as a competitor.
They established city-states in today’s Lebanon and Syria, a colonyin Tunisia called Carthage, and trading stations around theMediterranean and Black Seas and in Mesopotamia, with visits toCornwall for tin.
the Romans, led by Scipio the Younger, captured and destroyed thecity of Carthage in 146 B.C., turning Africa into yet another provinceof the mighty Roman Empire.
A life on the ocean wave.
The Phoenicians, with city-states located in today’s Syria, Lebanonand Tunisia.
They were trading stations, not colonies, The Phoenicians had achoice to cope with a population expanding beyond the capacity oftheir homeland – conquest or trade. They chose trade.
The Greek, although based on the Phoenician one, alphabet had 16letters. The Phoenician alphabet had 22 letters with no vowels.