Third Punic War
|Third Punic War|
|Part of the Punic Wars|
The location of the city of Carthage
|Commanders and leaders|
The war was a much smaller engagement than the two previous Punic Wars, and was mostly just the Romans attacking the city of Carthage in the Battle of Carthage. The Romans killed or captured all the people living inside of the city, tore down the buildings, and put salt in the earth so that plants wouldn't be able to grow. They did this because they hated the Carthaginians after fighting two other wars with them, and didn't want to fight another, so they totally destroyed them!