Punic Empire

Empire of the city-state of Carthage (also sometimes referred to as Western Phoenician)

Connected Sites

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Carthage The city developed from a Canaanite Phoenician colony into the capital of a Punic empire which dominated large parts of the Southwest Mediterranean during the first millennium BC. (wiki)
Gorham's Cave Complex "Phoenician/ Carthaginian shrine that ceased functioning in the third century BCE" (Nom File)
Ibiza Puig des Molins and Sa Caleta are both described in the AB ev as "Phoenician-Punic"
Kerkuane "bears exceptional witness to Phoenician-Punic town planning" (OUV)
Tipasa Criterion (iii): Tipasa bears exceptional testimony to the Punic and Roman civilizations now disappeared.
Volubilis Punic inscriptions were found here (pre-Roman)


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