Carthagekär´thĭj [key], ancient city, on the northern shore of Africa, on a peninsula in the Bay of Tunis and near modern Tunis. The Latin name, Carthago or Cartago, was derived from the Phoenician name, which meant
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- The Punic Wars and the Decline of Carthage
- Today's Carthage
- The Rise of Carthage
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