An ancient city and condition of north Africa on the Bay of Tunis northeast of modern Tunis. It had been created because of the Phoenicians within the ninth century B.C. and became the biggest market of Carthaginian power in the Mediterranean after the sixth century B.C. The town had been destroyed by the Romans at the conclusion of the next Punic War (146 B.C.) but had been rebuilt by Julius Caesar and later (A.D. 439-533) served as money for the Vandals before its virtual annihilation by the Arabs (698).
a historical city in North Africa, in modern-day Tunisia.
an old city-state regarding north African shore near modern-day Tunis; started by Phoenicians; damaged and reconstructed by Romans; razed by Arabs in 697