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Punic Wars


She ran her finger along the volumes of military history, lingered at The Second Punic War, and stopped at The Reason Why.
Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  three wars fought between Rome and Carthage which lead to the total destruction of Carthage (264-146 BC)
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  • She ran her finger along the volumes of military history, lingered at The Second Punic War, and stopped at The Reason Why.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • The teacher is giving notes on the Punic Wars, something we had just covered in my previous school.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • "Mary, I have seen many cases like this before when I worked as a doctor’s aide during the Punic Wars."
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • [2] The spoils of the battle of Canon, in the second Punic War.
    Dante Alighieri  --  Dante’s Inferno

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  • That’s how we did it in the Punic Wars.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • GEORGE (At the bar, still) When I was sixteen and going to prep school, during the Punic Wars, a bunch of us used to go into New York on the first day of vacations, before we fanned out to our homes, and in the evening this bunch of us used to go to this gin mill owned by the gangster father of one of us—for this was during the Great Experiment, or Prohibition, as it is more frequently called, and it was a bad time for the liquor lobby, but a fine time for the crooks and the cops—andů
    Edward Albee  --  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Polynius says that instead of becoming all-powerful, at the start of the second Punic War, its senate had lost almost all of its power.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • To these examples might be added that of Carthage, whose senate, according to the testimony of Polybius, instead of drawing all power into its vortex, had, at the commencement of the second Punic War, lost almost the whole of its original portion.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • She paused, then added, "If not the Punic wars."
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • Vitellius, Caesar was hundreds of years after the Punic Wars.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune

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  • Go back to Caesar’s taxes and the Punic wars.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • It was the woman in the elevator who had joked about Caesar’s taxes and the Punic wars, the doctor who had stood beside him at the hotel desk, asking for the cable she knew was there.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Punic Wars [8] , Peloponnesian War [8] , Hundred Years’ War [8] , Napoleonic Wars [8] , Peloponnesian War [8] , Thirty Years’ War [8] , Wars of the Roses [8] , Sino-Japanese War [9]
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