Carthaginian Government Timeline

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  • c. 814 BCE
    Traditional founding date for the Phoenician colony of Carthage by Tyre.
  • 539 BCE
    Etruscan & Carthaginian alliance expels the Greeks from Corsica.
  • 510 BCE - 509 BCE
    First treaty between Rome and Carthage.
  • 306 BCE
    Carthage and Agathocles of Syracuse sign a peace treaty and divide Sicily between them.
  • 255 BCE
    Carthage sues for peace during the First Punic War but the Roman consul Regulus' excessive demands are rejected.
  • 241 BCE - 238 BCE
    The rebellion of the mercenaries: Unpaid mercenaries under the leadership of Mathos and Spendios rebel against Carthage. Despite a peace treaty, Rome seizes the opportunity to strip Carthage of Sardinia and Corsica.
  • 146 BCE
    End of the Third Punic War. Carthage is destroyed and its lands become the Roman province Africa.

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814 BCE: Traditional founding date for the Phoenician colony of Carthage by Tyre.
 
 
539 BCE: Etruscan & Carthaginian alliance expels the Greeks from Corsica.
 
 
510 BCE - 509 BCE: First treaty between Rome and Carthage.
 
 
306 BCE: Carthage and Agathocles of Syracuse sign a peace treaty and divide Sicily between them.
 
255 BCE: Carthage sues for peace during the First Punic War but the Roman consul Regulus' excessive demands are rejected.
 
241 BCE - 238 BCE: The rebellion of the mercenaries: Unpaid mercenaries under the leadership of Mathos and Spendios rebel against Carthage. Despite a peace treaty, Rome seizes the opportunity to strip Carthage of Sardinia and Corsica.
 
 
146 BCE: End of the Third Punic War. Carthage is destroyed and its lands become the Roman province Africa.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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