Sbeitla is a small town in north-central Tunisia. Nearby are the Roman ruins of Sufetula, containing the best preserved Forum temples in Tunisia. The region was inhabited by nomadic tribes until the Legio III Augusta established a camp at Ammaedara. Through the surrender of the Berber leader Tacfarinas the region was pacified and populated under the Emperor Vespasian and his sons between 67 and 69.

Sbeitla is a small town in north-central Tunisia. Nearby are the Roman ruins of Sufetula, containing the best preserved Forum temples in Tunisia. The region was inhabited by nomadic tribes until the Legio III Augusta established a camp at Ammaedara. Through the surrender of the Berber leader Tacfarinas the region was pacified and populated under the Emperor Vespasian and his sons between 67 and 69.

Carthage is a suburb of Tunis, Tunisia, with a population of 20,715 (2004 census), and was the centre of the Carthaginian Empire in antiquity. The city has existed for nearly 3,000 years, developing from a Phoenician colony of the 1st millennium BC into the capital of an ancient empire.

Carthage is a suburb of Tunis, Tunisia, with a population of 20,715 (2004 census), and was the centre of the Carthaginian Empire in antiquity. The city has existed for nearly 3,000 years, developing from a Phoenician colony of the 1st millennium BC into the capital of an ancient empire.

Tunisia is home to 2/3rds of the worlds roman mosaics, this is a fragment of a magnificent collection

Tunisia is home to 2/3rds of the worlds roman mosaics, this is a fragment of a magnificent collection

Monastir, Tunisia   - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

Monastir, Tunisia - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

Apollo. Mosaico pavimentale romano al Museo del Bardo a Tunisi. II secolo d.C. / Apollo. Roman floor mosaic in the Bardo Museum in Tunis. Second century A.D. / Photo: Pascal Radigue

Apollo. Mosaico pavimentale romano al Museo del Bardo a Tunisi. II secolo d.C. / Apollo. Roman floor mosaic in the Bardo Museum in Tunis. Second century A.D. / Photo: Pascal Radigue

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