Rome's Wars with Carthage

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Can you name the Rome's Wars with Carthage?

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These three wars with Carthage were collectively called this
Carthage was said to be founded by traders from _____
Carthage was historically founded by this queen, with whom the legendary founder of Rome, Aeneas, fell in love
This talented military strategist had conquered Spain for the Carthaginians, making Carthage a powerful maritime empire
These were the dates of Rome's first war with Carthage (write b.c. or a.d. after date)
Italian mercenaries at Messina called for help from the Romans against the Carthaginians------on this island
This part of Carthage's army forces was a powerful force with which the Romans had no prior experience, and thus had to build one
Name of one sea battle before the year 250 B.C. that was won by the Romans in the war
Name of one land battle where Rome was also successful against the Carthaginians
Rome's fleet was destroyed in 249 B.C. at _____
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Rome finally took victory off these islands
This leader of Carthage famously led a huge force over the Alps to northern Italy, bringing many elephants (just one survived the trip over the mountains)
That leader campaigned for this many years in Italy, but was ultimately unsuccessful
That leader won crushing set-piece battles here (two answers are correct)
Hannibal was forced to return to Africa in this year because of a Roman counter-attack on Carthage (write b.c. or a.d. after date)
This famous Roman general won a major victory at Zama to confirm Rome's standing as a regional superpower
The third war took place in between these years
This grandson of the famous Roman general who was victorius at Zama was responsible for Rome's final victory over Carthage
This member of the Second Triumvirate held power over the Roman province of Africa

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Created Feb 19, 2011ReportNominate
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