Traditional founding date for the Phoenician colony of Carthage by Tyre.
Etruscan & Carthaginian alliance expels the Greeks from Corsica.
510 BCE - 509 BCE
First treaty between Rome and Carthage.
Carthage and Agathocles of Syracuse sign a peace treaty and divide Sicily between them.
Carthage sues for peace during the First Punic War but the Roman consul Regulus' excessive demands are rejected.
241 BCE - 238 BCE
The rebellion of the mercenaries: Unpaid mercenaries under the leadership of Mathos and Spendios rebel against Carthage. Despite a peace treaty, Rome seizes the opportunity to strip Carthage of Sardinia and Corsica.
End of the Third Punic War. Carthage is destroyed and its lands become the Roman province Africa.