Gadès (or Gadir into punic), is a founded ancient city towards 1100 av. J. - C. by the Phéniciens, in the south of the Hispanie, the entry of the Straits of Gibraltar, on the Atlantic gulf of Gadès . Its inhabitants, the Gaditains , were famous tradesmen and sailors.
The Carthaginois seized the city in 501 av. J. - C.. It was joined the Romans in 205 av. J. - C. during the Second Punic War, which was worth to him a preferential treatment on behalf of the Roman République within the Spanish province of Bétique.
The city bears today the name of Cadiz.
|Random links:||The Community of common the Luberon-Durance | Triangle of the balaphon | Pitof | Parish Red To rivet | Pentathlon of winter to the Olympic Games of 1948 | 1894_dans_la_musique|