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Some fifty years previously a despot of Syracuse named Agathocles had
defended himself against the Carthaginians by invading Africa, and had all but
succeeded in reducing Carthage itself (310-306). With this object-lesson before
them, the ...
The siege operations made no appreciable progress until 147, when the Senate
and Comitia expressed their impatience by conferring a consulship and the high
command in Africa to a junior officer who had returned to Rome to stand for an ...
In North Africa wheat-growing along the river valleys of Tunisia and in the
Algerian coast-lands was intensified, so that these districts became one of the
chief sources of supply for Rome. The principal products of the western
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