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- the region around Carthage; modern Tunisia
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+ African , Africans
Agathocles lands at Latomiae in Africa.
battle in the interior of Africa, but his camp is looted by the
hocles sends home the booty he has gathered in his African campaign.
Eumachus makes a successful raid into the interior of Africa.
chagathus in charge of the army in Africa, and sails back to Sicily.
mans decide to cross over to Africa, despite the opposition of Nautiu
the family of M.Regulus, while he commands the invasion of Africa.
The Romans devastate the African countryside.
The Carthaginians recall Hamilcar from Sicily to Africa.
General remarks on Regulus' invasion of Africa, and his defeat.
The Roman fleet raids the African coast.
The Roman fleet is destroyed in a storm off the African coast.
Gesco transports the Carthaginian mercenaries to Africa.
The senate assigns Spain and Africa to the consuls.
Servilius raids the African coast.
T.Otacilius leads a Roman fleet in a raid against the African coast.
The Roman senate debates whether to invade Africa.
crosses from Lilybaeum to Africa, and lands at Pulchri Promunturiu
Cato returns from Africa to Rome, together with the poet Q.Ennius.
ave Italy, and sails back to Africa; Pelorus, Hannibal's helmsman,
.Sulpicius is appointed dictator, to stop Caepio crossing to Africa.
Claudius is allotted Africa as his province.
Claudius is prevented by a storm from sailing to Africa.
btain command of the army in Africa, but the senate decides that Scip
General comments on the victorious campaign of Scipio in Africa.
The triumph of Scipio, for his victories in Africa.
Roman embassy returns from Africa, and reports on contacts between
Roman embassy returns from Africa with Gulussa, the son of Masiniss
Scipio returns from Africa with Phameas.
Carthaginians send envoys to Africa, Mauretania, and Macedonia, urgin
given command of the war in Africa, and carefully chooses the office
Africa is organized into a Roman province.
plague of locusts causes devastation in Africa and Numidia.
M.Cato dies while he is proconsul in Africa.
The censors redistribute public land in Italy and Africa.
.Papirius sells and leases out land in the Roman province of Africa.
rejects the treaty with Jugurtha, and Sp.Albinus returns to Africa.
Metellus arrives in Africa, and restores discipline in the Roman army
passes a law to provide land in Africa for the veterans of Marius.
udoxus' third voyage, in which he attempts to circumnavigate Africa.
blic speech of Q.Hortensius, on behalf of the inhabitants of Africa.
Carthage in the province of Africa, but is expelled by Sextilius.
C.Fabius drives a rebel army, led by Metellus Pius, out of Africa.
ius Hadrianus, propraetor in Africa, is burnt to death in a riot
Carbo flees to Africa, and the remains of his army are crushed by Pom
several others with Roman citizenship for their services in Africa.
The triumph of Pompeius, for his victories in Africa.
L.Lucullus governs Africa as propraetor.
Cn.Plancius serves with A.Torquatus in Africa.
Catilina is appointed to be propraetor in the province of Africa.
extortion while governor of Africa, and prevents him from standing
M.Caelius accompanies Q.Pompeius, the governor of Africa.
two letters from Cicero to Q.Valerius Orca, the governor of Africa.
arrives from Italy, and takes control of Africa, acting as governor.
ses the desert with his army to join Juba in the province of Africa.
is chosen to be overall commander of the Pompeian army in Africa.
aded by his mother Atia that he should not go to Africa with Caesar.
joins his army at Lilybaeum, to prepare for the invasion of Africa.
Caesar sails from Lilybaeum, and reaches Africa near Hadrumetum.
Deiotarus hears rumours that Caesar has suffered setbacks in Africa.
ives of Q.Ligarius and some others who fought against him in Africa.
Caesar sails for Sardinia, after settling affairs in Africa.
four triumphs on separate days, over Gaul, Egypt, Pontus and Africa.
money from the province of Africa Nova, while acting as its governo
Caes]:BAfr_, the accounts of Caesar's wars in Alexandria and Africa.
xtius seizes the province of Africa, after defeating and killing Q.Co
extius, the governor appointed by Antonius, defeats Fango in Africa.
The triumph of Statilius Taurus, from Africa.
The triumph of L.Cornificius, from Africa.
JULIUS CAESAR], African War - Bellum Africum
- the continent of Africa
+ African , Africans , Libya , Libyan
exploration along the north-western coast of the African continent.
Cato and Scipio go to Africa with the remains of Pompeius' army.
Octavianus allows Lepidus to take control of the African provinces.
Statilius Taurus secures the African provinces, and brings them under
they were very large in Africa, he sailed thither, withou
der his dominion, and to Libya, amounted to more than four
ying — "The Numidians in Libya (where it is born) call the
ungry men & Than gold or Libyan ivory; as Achaeus the Eret
exploring the sands in Libya; of whom, however, very few
Some of the Numidians in Libya have no other possessions
aves & Of the deep Libyan or Aegean sea & Scarce three of
.  & In Libya the two kings drew up their armie
Bocchus, king of Libya, having sharply rebuked those who
occhus and Jugurtha, the African kings, and slew many thou
many noble acts, both in Africa and Europe, so that his
wave parts Europe and Libya, think they have achieved
strait in the soil of African land is a province of the
Persians. Severus, by birth African, was a most active
ans, and other states of Africa, as well as from the Spain
not less to do in Italy, Africa, and Sicily, than Alexande
lace Egypt, with part of Africa and Arabia, fell by lot
was directed to go to Africa, and found the city of Cyr
It lies between Africa and Gaul, and is bounded by the
goddess. And the Libyan aulos, pouring forth a honey-swe
one that seemed to be an African, who said he could not
hey procured partly from Africa, and partly from India
rest, on the northern coast of Africa. OBSERVATIONS ABOUT
(chapter 3.10) & The rivers in Libya are few and small.
other consists of Europe and Africa. The pointed ends
king of Europe, Asia and Libya, speaks to the Tyrians, who
The Egyptian, or Libyan, as most writers say, named from
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