An ancient city of northern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea in present-day Tunisia. Julius Caesar defeated the forces of Cato the Younger here in 46 bc .
Ancient town in N Africa: its site is on the NE coast of Tunisia.
Thapsus Sentence Examples
The battle of Thapsus in 46 made the Romans definitely masters of Numidia, and the spheres of administration were clearly marked out.
Daux, in the years preceding 1869, explored the sites of the ancient harbours of Utica, Hadrumetum, Thapsus (Dimas).
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(It must be remembered that the Spartans were all this time in occupation of Deceleia; see Peloponnesian War.) But Nicias could not bring himself to face the Athenian people at home, nor could he be prevailed on to retire promptly to some position on the coast, such as Catania or Thapsus.