Tunisia: Punic ports Reflect the Rich History of Carthaginian Civilization


Bordering the Mediterranean Sea, Carthage city is among the most significant historical sites in Tunis. It is mostly distinguished by the Punic ports that date back to the ancient Carthaginian civilization. The historian Afif Kishk illustrated that these ports were points of departure for many merchant vessels and military ships, which back then enjoyed leverage over coastal areas and robust maritime trade. Historians accordingly called Carthage ” The Empire of the Sea”. Carthage ports are still a hub for fishermen

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