Definition of Punic war

1. Noun. One of the three wars between Carthage and Rome that resulted in the destruction of Carthage and its annexation by Rome; 264-241 BC, 218-201 BC, 149-146 BC.




Definition of Punic war

1. Noun. Any of several wars between Ancient Rome and Carthage. ¹

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Literary usage of Punic war

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1. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin (1869)
"I have already observed, that from the first punic war to the ruin of Carthage, ... The interval between the first and second punic war is \ „* also ..."

2. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin (1850)
"I have already observed, that from the first punic war to the ruin of Carthage, a hundred and ... I. The first punic war lasted twenty-four years 24 II. ..."

3. The Philosophy of History by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, John Sibree (1900)
"In the first punic war the Romans had shown that they had become a match for the ... The second punic war laid the might of Carthage prostrate in the dust. ..."

4. Philosophy of History by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, John Sibree (1902)
"In the First punic war the Romans had shown that they had become a match for the ... The Second punic war laid the might of Carthage prostrate in the dust. ..."

5. Lectures on the Philosophy of History by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, John Sibree (1857)
"It was the Second punic war, therefore, that gave the impulse to its terrible collision with the most powerful states of the time; through it the Romans ..."

6. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1921)
"The First punic war. § 5. Cato the Elder and the Spirit of Cato. § 6. ... The Third punic war. § 8. How the punic war Undermined Roman Liberty. § 9. ..."

7. The History of Rome by Wilhelm Ihne (1871)
"punic war in 241 BC was the inevitable result of the ' exhaustion of both the belligerent nations. It was satis- factory to neither. ..."

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