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    major naval player. Their strengths lay in ground forces. As a result, Carthage grew along the African coast, and Rome grew along the Italian coast. They met on the island of Sicily. The origin of the First Punic War: According to Morey, the

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    The Punic War was split into three wars. The first Punic War was from 264 Before Christ to 241 Before Christ. This was the first struggle between the two cities in Sicily and sent the army to Sicily. The Carthaginians thought originally that Sicily was in their sphere but in actually. Sicily was in the sphere of Rome. Both side of the navy battle lost the battles in North Africa and Sicily. Roman navy fleet defeated the Carthaginian off the coast of Sicily in 242 Before Christ. Which the war came

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    The first Punic war was fought to settle control over the critical islands of Sicily and Corsica. In 264 BCE, the Carthaginians interfered in a feud between Messana and Syracuse, the two main cities on Sicilian west coast, and settled a companionship on the island. Acknowledging this challenge, Rome, invaded Messana and made the Carthaginian depart. In 260 BCE, a fleet of the Romans declined to achieve complete control of Sicily, but opened the way to Corsica, the Carthaginians were evacuated. In

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    The Punic Wars were a prominent series of three conflicts lasting from 264 until 146 BC, centuries later. Fought between the ancient Empire of Carthage and the Roman Republic, these wars were once considered to be the deadliest to have ever occurred, up until the seventeenth century when the English Civil War took its place. The location was based mainly in the western Mediterranean Sea and Sicily, as well as the minority of North Africa and along Sardinia, where the three events would last for one-hundred

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    The first major conflict was the conquest of Southern Italy that took place during the 327-304 B.C. The Romans had won their independence from Etruscans in 510-509 B.C. Rome had taken control of the majority of Northern Italy. And won direct control of much of Northern Italy and gained over neighboring polities just to the north. Even if the Romans gained control of Northern Italy, southern Italy was a still independent state from Rome. During this war, Rome was able to gain power over the southern

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    The First Punic War (264-241 BCE) Since the beginning of time, man has waged war on his neighbors, his friends and his enemies. In many cases these wars were caused by power-hungry nations that were in the process of expanding their empire and ended up stepping on the toes of another superpower or ally of a superpower. In the case of the first Punic War between Rome and Carthage, Carthage was extending its empire and they stepped on Rome’s toes. During the course of this war the winner was unclear

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    Lutatius in (241 BC, find correct date) (cite), the First Punic War was drawn to a conclusion. Yet the renewal of war between Carthage and Rome was inevitable. (cite) Much of Carthage wanted peace on its own terms, not a peace dependent on the good-will of the Romans.(<--MAKE THIS A QUOTE, THIS IS PLAGIARISM) Such were the ambitions of Hamilcar Barca, a man distinguished by his command of Carthaginian forces in the First Punic War and the Libyan wars (cite). Under this pretense he was put in charge

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    First Punic War Analysis

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    The Punic wars represented one of the largest conflicts in the Western Mediterranean, and resulted in the supremacy of Rome in the west. This conflict was not inevitable, and culpability cannot be ascribed to either Rome, or Carthage. Moreover, this war was caused by Roman defensive imperialism, the struggle for economic supremacy in Sicily, cultural differences between the civilizations, aggression of the Barcid family to Rome, Roman pride and belligerence, and lastly Carthaginian resentment towards

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    Andrew Graham International Conflict Research Paper April 12th 2014 Causes of the 1st Punic War The 1st Punic War was a conflict between the Roman Republic and the city of Carthage. It lasted 23 years, starting in 264 BC and ending in 241 BC. The conflict was fought in the western Mediterranean, primarily for influence over the island of Sicily and was fought both on land and at sea. The 1st Punic War has its origins in this struggle for Sicily. It started when the Mamertines, a group of former

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    Hannibal Barca, was a Carthaginian general, that was well known for his strategic thinking, and intrepid ways during battle. Although a clear majority of people will agree that Hannibal is a man whose name is synonymous with greatness, competence, and to an extent genius many do not know why, or simply, what made him great. To figure out why Hannibal was such a polarizing figure four questions must me asked, and answered. What was Hannibal’s childhood like, which battles made him such a distinguished

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