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  • adj. Of or pertaining to Carthage
  • proper n. A native or inhabitant of Carthage


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  • Near Thrasimene tradition is still faithful to the fame of an enemy, and Hannibal the Carthaginian is the only ancient name remembered on the banks of the Perugian lake.

    The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 2

  • If Himiko the Carthaginian was the firfl chat discovered die Britannic Ifles for his Countrymen, it mnft have been fubfequent to the Siege of Tyre,, and the Expedition of Alexander, that is, about

    Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis

  • There were others, too, who felt that the arrival of the Carthaginian was a good omen, for the Honolulu Mail carried a report which stated: "We are told on good authority that Whipple & Janders, utilizing the H & H schooner Carthaginian, will shortly be depositing in Honolulu a new cargo of more than three hundred Celestials destined for the sugar fields.


  • Spectacular Numidian, Carthaginian, Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman and French ruins and sites appeal to the most sophisticated travelers.

    Judie Fein: Why You Should Travel to Tunisia

  • Motya was a Carthaginian military base, and the sculpture is Greek in style.

    The Beautiful and the True

  • Carthaginian armies laid waste to Greek cities in Sicily at the end of the fifth century B.C., and a Greek historian tells us that statues were carried off as booty to Motya and Carthage.

    The Beautiful and the True

  • Tunisia was the seat of the Carthaginian empire, and in modern times was a French protectorate until independence in 1956.

    Everything You Need To Know About Tunisia

  • Judged by the actions of war alone, all signs pointed to a Carthaginian peace: the utter destruction of Japan as a nation and the subjugation of its people.

    Between War and Peace

  • Patrick Hunt, of Stanford University in California, who is trying to find where Carthaginian general Hannibal invaded Italy in 218BC with an army and elephants, says there is now an alarming rate of thaw in the Alps: This is the first summer since 1994 when we began our field excavations above 8,000ft that we have not been inundated by even one day of rain, sleet and snow flurries.

    How global warming is aiding – and frustrating – archaeologists

  • Thus the novel follows the Carthaginian foot soldier, Imco Vaca, and also tells of a Numidian horseman, Tusselo, and of a Greek scribe, Silenus, and of the camp follower,

    David Durham explains his interest in Hannibal and refutes the historical concept of him as a brutish barbarian.


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