First Punic war [264-241BC]

The First Punic War (264-241 BC) was the first of a total of three Punic wars fought between Carthage and the Republic of Rome. For 23 years, these two powers have struggled to dominate the western Mediterranean. Carthage, located in North Africa, was the dominant naval power in the Mediterranean at the beginning of the war. But it was Rome, who eventually achieved victory.

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