1 h, jan 1, 814 y BC - Founding
While the Phoenicians had set up various colonies along the North coast of Africa, one particular port named Carthage was established in 814 BCE. This colony would grow to out-rival all other Phoenician settlements and become a major political civilization in the ancient Mediterranean.
It went on to set up it's own colonies and even control access & exit to the Mediterranean through the Strait of Gibraltar.
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History of Human Civilization
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