The Story of Mankind - Chapter 22 through Chapter 26 Summary & Analysis

Hendrik Willem van Loon
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Chapter 22 through Chapter 26 Summary and Analysis

In "Rome and Carthage", Carthage hears Rome plans to come after the commerce of Sicily and France. Carthaginians learn that when the Greeks arrived in Rome, the Romans develop a system where the Senate and tribunes within specific cities are in charge of government affairs, and a general common wealth state of various cultures begins to form. Carthage attempts to negotiate commerce territories with Rome, but war begins over control of Sicily. In the First Punic War, Carthage loses to Rome, and Sicily becomes Roman. After Saguntum is overtaken by Carthage years later, Rome declares war again, and sends troops to cross to Spain. However, Hannibal of Carthage and his army join the Gauls and attack the Romans. When Hannibal attempts to have the citizens of the common wealth attack Rome, however, they refuse, and Hannibal flees...

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