Differences And Similarities Between The Roman Empires And Carthaginians

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Roman Empire was growing at a fast pace, they added more subjects to their wing and the growth made it stronger also in terms of the military. After plundering almost the whole of Italy, the Romans ventured outside of Italy, and they came across Carthage. Carthage was a civilized city that was rich and powerful.

Carthage’s government was almost similar to that of Rome. Whereas the Roman had the Consuls, the Carthaginians had two magistrates who were known as suffetes. They also had a council of elders, who were known as the ‘Hundreds’ who did the same work as the Roman senate. Whilst the Romans had had a Comitia, the Carthaginians also had an assembly which consisted of recognized citizens. Carthage was aristocratic, and they did not recognize
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