The Third Punic War the last of three

Why.

  • The reason is simple Carthage broke its peace treaty with Rome by attacking the neighboring state Numidia. Then Rome sent an army down to South Africa and that was the start of The Third Punic War
Numidia

When. Between.

  • The war was in 149 B.C. - 146 B.C. The war was between the Roman Republic and the Phoenician colony of Carthage.
Phoenician colony of Carthage
Roman Republic

Other Names?

  • Third Carthaginian War because Carthage caused it.
Third Carthaginian war

Result

The Roman Republic took over Carthage

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