The Punic Wars and the Rise of Roman Imperial Ambition, 264-146 BCE

Victory over Carthage in these wars gave Rome a preeminent status it would retain until the division of the Roman Empire in 286 CE. Introduction The Punic Wars were a series of three wars fought between Rome and Carthage between 264 and 146 B.C.E.[1] They are known as the Punic Wars because the Latin term[…]