Gades Timeline

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  • c. 1110 BCE
    Traditional founding date for the Phoenician colony of Gades (Cadiz).
  • 1100 BCE
    Founding of Gades by Phoenicians.
  • 500 BCE
    Gades captured by Carthage.
  • 237 BCE
    Hamilcar Barca arrives in southern Spain to expand Carthage's interests there. He makes his base at Gades and founds Acra Leuce.
  • 206 BCE - 205 BCE
    The Romans conquer Gades. End of the Carthaginian presence on the Iberian Peninsula.
  • 49 CE
    Caesar changed name of Gadir to Gades.
  • 410 CE
    Gades captured by Visigoths.
  • 550 CE
    Gades captured by Justinian.
  • 711 CE
    Gades overtaken by Moors.

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1110 BCE: Traditional founding date for the Phoenician colony of Gades (Cadiz).
 
1100 BCE: Founding of Gades by Phoenicians.
 
500 BCE: Gades captured by Carthage.
 
237 BCE: Hamilcar Barca arrives in southern Spain to expand Carthage's interests there. He makes his base at Gades and founds Acra Leuce.
 
 
206 BCE - 205 BCE: The Romans conquer Gades. End of the Carthaginian presence on the Iberian Peninsula.
 
49 CE: Caesar changed name of Gadir to Gades.
 
410 CE: Gades captured by Visigoths.
 
550 CE: Gades captured by Justinian.
 
711 CE: Gades overtaken by Moors.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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