Carthage controlled much of the island of Scicily, but Rome wanted the rest, sparking combatAgainst all odds, Rome won the 1st Punic War, giving them the island of Sicily and several other territories.
Amazing! We have no knowledge of overseas combat, but are yet winning with ease!
1st Punic War 264-241 BCE
Hannibal, a general from Carthage, sends an army from Spain to attack Italy. He defeated several roman armies, but was stopped in the end.
Will do, sir!
2nd Punic War Pt. 1 218-201 BCE
Ugh! there are to many of them! The battle is lost. Stop the invasion!
The roman general Scipio Africanus attacks Africa and drives out the Carthage army, and gains control of Northern Africa as a result.
Run! Our forces are not prepared
2nd Punic War Pt. 2 218-201 BCE
Haha! Another victory for Rome!
Due to the weak state of Carthage and the fear of them coming back, Rome waged one final war on them to get rid of them once and for all. They one and sold the entire city into slavery
3rd Punic War 149-146 BCE
Keep moving, prisoners!
This was almost to easy to win.
In the end of this, Rome had conquered much of the world, and Carthage was wiped out after losing all 3 wars, despite their advantage.