How To Use Carthaginian In A Sentence

  • Recently—too recently for the information to be included in "Carthage Must Be Destroyed"—the site of the Battle of Baecula in 208 B.C., where Scipio Africanus defeated a Carthaginian army under Hannibal's brother Hasdrubal, was discovered in Spain. An Empire of the Mediterranean
  • The Romans learned the practice from the Carthaginians and quickly became very efficient and skillful at it.
  • Perola was afterwards obliged by his father to pay his homage to Hannibal; but as he bad imbibed the fentimcnts of Magius, he afterwards* formed a defign to ftab the Carthaginian general at an entertainment. An universal history, from the earliest accounts to the present time
  • Hasdrubal McNulticlar, a Carthaginian circus impresario, apparently leased Hannibal the elephants he used to cross the Alps. Tracing My Roots and Coming Up With Dirt
  • The Barbarians dashed into it in order to overtake the velites; quite at the bottom other Carthaginians were running tumultuously amid galloping oxen. Salammbo
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  • The Royal Irish Academy in Dublin have published a report of their proceedings, which comprise reports on rain-falls, meteors, ancient urns, and other Irish antiquities, besides Roman and Carthaginian; on hygrometry, chiefly with regard to the pressure of the dew-point; and on artificial islands. Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 422 Volume 17, New Series, January 31, 1852
  • This aspect of diving was born out by numerous articles describing how in the Mediterranean Greek and Carthaginian amphorae together with other artefacts were often discovered and brought to the surface.
  • The word Hispania, these scholars say, has nothing whatever to do with the Carthaginian word span. Flush: a biography
  • His last great defeat came at sea, near Pamphylia in Asia Minor, where Carthaginian ships fought with the Romans against him (as Miles says "we can only imagine his shock and sorrow".) A story of Hannibal offers a lesson to the modern world
  • Though everyone knew Carthaginian figs were a successful transplant to Italy; Cato the censor grew them in his garden
  • But the battle was decided in the centre where the Carthaginian skirmishers out-diced the velites then their larger foot units prevailed over the smaller, but better Roman units. Archive 2008-09-01
  • In antiquity Gibraltar belonged in turn to the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans, and Visigoths.
  • Thus the novel follows the Carthaginian foot soldier, Imco Vaca, and also tells of a Numidian horseman, Tusselo, and of a Greek scribe, Silenus, and of the camp follower, David Durham explains his interest in Hannibal and refutes the historical concept of him as a brutish barbarian.
  • Among the points in which the Carthaginian constitution resembles the Lacedaemonian are the following: The common tables of the clubs answer to the Spartan phiditia, and their magistracy of the 104 to the Ephors; but, whereas the Ephors are any chance persons, the magistrates of the Carthaginians are elected according to merit — this is an improvement. Politics
  • Elected a suffete (civil magistrate) in 197, Hannibal broke the power of the Carthaginian oligarchy and worked for social and economic reforms. Undefined
  • Latin _Major_ and _Minor_, through the Byzantine forms [Greek: Maiorika] and [Greek: Minorika]; while Iviza is plainly the older Ebusus, a name probably of Carthaginian origin. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 "Baconthorpe" to "Bankruptcy"
  • So the Senate sent both consuls north to meet the Carthaginian.
  • In fact, the word Bible comes from the word Byblos, another Carthaginian port from which the majority of Egyptian papyrus was exported. Blowback
  • The Romans had guaranteed to the Carthaginians the preservation of their goods and their CITY, -- intentionally using the word civitas, that is, the society, the State; the Carthaginians, on the contrary, understood them to mean the material city, urbs, and accordingly began to rebuild their walls. What is Property?
  • The Carthaginian army, though strong in horsemen and in elephants, kept upon the hills and did nothing to save the country, and the wild desert tribes of Numidians came rushing in to plunder what the Romans had left. A Book of Golden Deeds
  • Carthaginians called sagacity, and the Romans treachery and cunning, determined not to see these messengers. Hannibal Makers of History
  • The conical roofs of the heptagonal temples, the staircases, terraces, and ramparts were being carved by degrees upon the paleness of the dawn; and a girdle of white foam rocked around the Carthaginian peninsula, while the emerald sea appeared as if it were curdled in the freshness of the morning. Salammbo
  • Spanning the watercourse was a beautiful multiarched aqueduct bridge built in the Carthaginian style, but sadly it was horribly broken in the middle. Seven Deadly Wonders
  • Ironically, the way in which Aeneas abandons Dido in favour of his preordained fate is characteristic of Carthaginian treachery.
  • His right comprised Campanians, who were armed with axes; he hurled them against the Carthaginian left; the centre attacked the enemy, and those at the other extremity, who were out of peril, kept the velites at a distance. Salammbo
  • This boldness of the consul, and the numerousness of his army, double theirs, startled the Carthaginians; but The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans
  • Anyone who has learned some Roman history knows that the only person that ancient Rome admits to having feared is the Carthaginian general Hannibal. 2010 May 20 « The BookBanter Blog
  • The curve of the Carthaginians, however, flattened by degrees, became quite straight, and then bent inwards; upon this, the two sections of the velites drew together in parallel lines, like the legs of a compass that is being closed. Salammbo
  • One Carthaginian sea captain sank his ship rather than let his charts fall into Roman hands.
  • Alexander the Great and his generals introduced the practice to the Phoenicians, Egyptians and Carthaginians.
  • Carthaginian peace
  • In the north, the Gauls are threatening, the Greeks are grumbling to the east, and Rome's biggest threat, the Carthaginians, are growing tetchy to the south.
  • The Romans learned the practice from the Carthaginians and quickly became very efficient and skillful at it.
  • Indeed the Carthaginian captives could distinguish the velaria spread over the courtyards of their houses, beyond the gulf on the slopes of Byrsa. Salammbo

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