Foreign-policy experts rush to compare Libya to Bosnia, the Punic Wars, Iraq, Kosovo, Thermopylae, and so forth.
When during the Second Punic War a gild of poets was instituted, this too had its meeting-place in the same temple.
The history of the Sardinian states is as old as the Punic wars.
Another learned man speaks of them as "Punic inscriptions which remain to this day," made by the Phœnicians.
Bitias was the admiral of the Punic fleet, as Livy informs us.
This war in Spain broke out in the fifth year after the former had been ended, together with the Punic war.
This assembly was reorganized some time before the Punic Wars.
It is perhaps at its best in the books dealing with the Punic wars.
He says in one place, 'the Punic War delights us like a work of Myron.'
The first Punic war was terminated after having been waged for three-and-twenty years.
"pertaining to Carthage," 1530s, from Latin Punicus, earlier Poenicus "Carthaginian," originally "Phoenician" (adj.), Carthage having been founded as a Phoenician colony, from Poenus (n.), from Greek Phoinix "Phoenician" (see Phoenician). Carthaginians were proverbial among the Romans as treacherous and perfidious. Punic Wars were three wars between the Romans and the Carthaginians fought 264-146 B.C.E. Related: Punical (early 15c.).