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The Punic Wars

Summary: The Punic Wars was a series of three wars between Rome and Carthage from around 264 B.C.-146 B.C. The Punic wars mainly take place in west Mesopotamia in Sicily and Italy.
The Punic Wars was a series of three wars between Rome and Carthage from around 264 B.C.-146 B.C. The Punic wars mainly take place in west Mesopotamia in Sicily and Italy. The First Punic war was from 264-241 B.C., and was won by the Romans. The Second Punic war, which was the main one, was from 218-202 B.C. and was again won by the Romans. The third and final Punic war was from 149-146 B.C., and was the final blow from the Romans to Carthage.

The first Punic was started as a result of the crisis at Messana, which took place around 264 B.C. Messana was an important location on the straits separating Sicily and Italy. After the crisis at Messana the Romans and Carthaginians were at each other's throats in many battles on land and sea. Carthage's strategy was to hold their...

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