The First Genocide: Carthage, 146 BC

@article{Kiernan2004TheFG,
  title={The First Genocide: Carthage, 146 BC},
  author={B. Kiernan},
  journal={Diogenes},
  year={2004},
  volume={51},
  pages={27 - 39}
}
Some features of the ideology motivating the Roman destruction of Carthage in 146 BC have surprisingly modern echoes in 20th-century genocides. Racial, religious or cultural prejudices, gender and other social hierarchies, territorial expansionism, and an idealization of cultivation all characterize the thinking of Cato the Censor, like that of more recent perpetrators. The tragedy of Carthage, its details lost with most of the works of Livy and other ancient authors, and concealed behind… Expand

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