Three wars between Rome and Carthage (264-241 b.c., 218-201 b.c., and 149-146 b.c.), in which Rome was finally victorious.
Punic-wars Sentence Examples
The Poetelian law (326 B.C.) restricted the creditor's lien (by virtue of a nexum) to the goods of his debtor, and enacted that for the future no debtor should be put in chains; but we hear of debtors addicti to their creditors by the tribunals long after - even in the time of the Punic Wars.
It is mentioned in 354 B.C. as a trading port, and became important as a naval harbour during the Punic Wars.
Hanoi is 1 For others of the name see Carthage; Hannibal; Punic Wars.
In Latin literature it was employed for the first time by the poet Ennius, who wrote in the interval between the First and Second Punic Wars (Ann.
Tunis is probably of greater antiquity than Carthage, of which city however it became a dependency, being repeatedly mentioned in the history of the Punic Wars.