During the second Punic War, Sophonisba, a Carthaginian noblewoman and beauty, poisoned herself in order to avoid being defiled and degraded by a Roman victory.
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David's Commonplace Book
That is, “Carthage must be destroyed”. These words were spoken by the Roman statesman and Senator Marcus Porcius Cato, or Cato the Elder… 1,631 more words
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