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A Text Book of the Origin and History of the Colored People

Hartford: L. Skinner, 1841


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but soon broke treaty and held it by force of arms. Rollin's History of Carthage.

4. There is no evidence that they ever amalgamated with the Ethiopians as did the Egyptians.

When Cambyses was making conquests in Africa, the Carthaginians escaped his vengeance through the influence of the Phoenicians or Tyrians, who were a part of the flower of his army. When he had taken Egypt, he planned expeditions against the Ammonians and the Carthaginians, simultaneously with that against the Macrobian Ethiopians ; but the Phoenicians informed him that they could not serve against the Carthaginians, giving as a reason for it that they were their descendants. And yet they had served against the adjacent Ethiopians, and sacrificed their lives in an attempt to find the Macrobians at his bidding. Herodotus 3d book, chap. 19. Again, when the Carthaginians were at war in Syracuse, they borrowed forces



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