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Elissar, known as Dido, was the Phoenician princess of Tyre. She was Jezebel's grandniece (princess Jezebel of Tyre later Queen of Israel). Her brother, Pygmalion king of Tyre, murdered her husband, the high priest. She escaped tyranny in her country and single-handedly founded Carthage and thereafter its Phoenician Punic dominions. Carthage, located in modern-day Tunisia. One of her most famous sons was Hannibal who defied Rome.
Roman head in the ruins of Leptis Magna, Libya. _ Leptis Magna, also known as Leptis Changes was a thriving city of the Roman Empire. Its ruins are located in Al Khums, Libya. It was one of the most beautiful cities of the Roman Empire due to Septimius Severus, who rose and embellished, rising stately public buildings, a port, a market, warehouses, shops and residential neighborhoods. The city was probably founded by Phoenician settlers in 1100 BC
Caesarea Maritima - Founded by King Herod in the first century BCE on the site of a Phoenician and Greek trade post known as Stratons Tower, Caesarea was named for Herods Roman patron, Augustus Caesar. This city was described in detail by the Jewish historian Josephus Flavius. It was a walled city, with the largest harbor on the eastern Mediterranean coast, named Sebastos, the Greek name of the emperor Augustus..
The Aeneid by Virgil. The supreme Roman epic and the greatest poem in Latin, the Aeneid has inspired many of the great European poets including Dante and Milton. The Trojan hero Aeneas, after surviving the sack of Troy, makes his way to the West, urged on by benevolent deities and following a destiny laid down by Jupiter, but harassed and impeded by the goddess Juno. He wins his way to Italy despite many trials, of which the greatest is the tragic outcome of his love affair with Dido, Queen ...