Carthago Nova Timeline

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  • 228 BCE
    Carthago Nova founded by Carthaginian general and politician Hasdrubal the Fair.
  • 209 BCE
    Carthago Nova taken by Scipio Africanus.
  • 209 BCE
    Scipio Africanus captures the Carthaginian base and treasury Carthago Nova in southern Spain.
  • 44 BCE
    Julius Caesar makes Carthago Nova a colonia.
  • 27 BCE - 14 CE
    Emperor Augustus revitalizes Carthago Nova, lavishing funds on the city for streets and building projects.
  • 298 CE
    Emperor Diocletian makes Carthago Nova capital of the province of Hispania Carthaginensis.
  • 409 CE
    Vandals take Carthago Nova.
  • 425 CE
    Visigoths take Carthago Nova from the Vandals.
  • 435 CE
    Vandals sack Carthago Nova.
  • 550 CE
    Emperor Justinian makes Carthago Nova capital of Spania.
  • c. 714 CE
    Carthago Nova taken during the Muslim Invasion of the 8th century CE.
  • 1243 CE
    Carthago Nova taken by Fernando III of Castille in the Reconquista of Spain. .