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    History of Tunisia

    Brief history of Tunisia summarized A brief and enjoyable review of the history of Tunisia, an African country. Old Tunisia Around 8,000 BC, humans lived in what is now Tunisia by hunting and gathering. After about 5,000 BC they began to farm, although they still used stone tools. Then, around 1100 BC, the Phoenicians from what is now Lebanon settled and traded in the area. Around the year 480 BC the Phoenicians founded Carthage. Little by little this city became stronger. Over time, the Carthaginians built an empire in the Mediterranean. However, they came into conflict with Rome. The first…

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