Tunis (or Tunes), a Libyan town on the site of modern Tunis. It is frequently mentioned in connection with fighting in the vicinity of *Carthage in the campaigns of *Agathocles (1), M. *Atilius Regulus, and P. *Cornelius Scipio Africanus. Although overshadowed by Carthage, situated only a few miles away, it remained a separate community to the end of the Roman period.Less
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