Map of the Mediterranean in 146 BC - Carthage and Rome answers questions

Third Punic War Map

Mediterranean Map

At the end of the Third Punic War, the Romans destroyed Carthage, in North Africa. In the same year, they also destroyed Corinth, in Greece. This is what the Roman Empire looked like when they were done wrecking things, in 146 BC.

Learn by doing: make a Roman helmet
More about the Third Punic War

Bibliography and further reading about the Punic Wars:

Roman Republic
North Africa during the Third Punic War
Greece during the Third Punic War
Hellenistic Egypt
Hellenistic Israel home

Professor Carr

Karen Eva Carr, PhD.
Assoc. Professor Emerita, History
Portland State University

Professor Carr holds a B.A. with high honors from Cornell University in classics and archaeology, and her M.A. and PhD. from the University of Michigan in Classical Art and Archaeology. She has excavated in Scotland, Cyprus, Greece, Israel, and Tunisia, and she has been teaching history to university students for a very long time.

Professor Carr's PSU page

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