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Historic City of Carthage

The city of Carthage in North-Eastern Tunisia, 15 km from the capital of the Republic near the city of Tunisia, bounded from the East Mediterranean, North of Sidi Abu Saeed from West anchorage municipality, South of the municipality of vineyard, a stretch of coastline about 3 km.

 Historic City of Carthage

The famous Phoenician princess dubbed Alyssa (Alyssa or Alyssar) founded the city of Carthage in 814 BC as contained in the accounts of ancient historians. It is said that the then Princess came A fugitive from her brother with the owners from the city of Lebanon to the Carthage, then named the city hadsht ‘ decided ‘ meaning ‘ new town ‘ then turned the term into the ‘ Carthage ‘ when it was uttered in Latin.

The city of Carthage was rebuilt when they became affiliated to the Roman Empire during the reign of Emperor Augustus in the last century, which led to supply the city with urban infrastructure, buildings, and religious, civic and opulent, this urbanization of Carthage became the capital of Technical and administrative and cultural province, when the Roman Empire the city was subjected to retreat many disturbances and chaos.

City of Carthage during the reign of King Constantine year 312 m period of recovery and prosperity and civilization, and the spread of Christianity in various Christian dominated being postponed on North Africa region.

City of Carthage during the reign of King Constantine year 312 m period of recovery and prosperity and civilization, and the spread of Christianity in various dominated being postponed on North Africa region.

after the fall of the city of Carthage was 440 despite resistance and attacks that lasted for eight years, and the most important sights and its implications for destruction and theft and looting particularly theater, churches, Antonius.

In 534, he had bilizar edit of Carthage of dominance and forces that captured a period of time and saw the area again welfare and Renaissance and a new civilization.

670 a.d. a year is considered the beginning of the Islamic conquest, the Umayyad Caliph sent Hassan ibn Numan even army enters Africa, despite victories in the South of Tunisia but he faced stiff resistance from the barbarians, in 698 m could Hassan ibn Numan victory and abolish the role of Carthage as the capital.

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