Examples from the Web for carthaginian
His great-grandfather was the Cato of "Carthago delenda est," the driver of the third Carthaginian war.
Hannibal has been living like a voluptuous Carthaginian prince.The Newcomes|William Makepeace Thackeray
An earlier explorer than Pytheas was Himilco, the Carthaginian.Ancient Man in Britain|Donald A. (Donald Alexander) Mackenzie
He is mentioned in a Carthaginian inscription as one of a board of three, perhaps an agricultural commission.
No: every man exclaims That neither faith nor honour should be kept With Carthaginian perfidy and fraud.The Inflexible Captive|Hannah More
With these was sent Carthalo, a noble Carthaginian, who might propose terms, if perchance their minds were inclined towards peace.The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six|Titus Livius
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Culture definitions for carthaginian
An ancient city in north Africa, established by traders from Phoenicia. Carthage was a commercial and political rival of Rome for much of the third and second centuries b.c. The Carthaginian general Hannibal attempted to capture Rome by moving an army from Spain through the Alps, but he was prevented and finally defeated in his own country. At the end of the Punic Wars, the Romans destroyed Carthage, as the senator Cato had long urged. The character Dido, lover of Aeneas in the Aeneid, was a queen of Carthage.