History of Numedia
Numedia an African Country bordering Carthage. The native people learned
Greek ways from the Carthagians. Masinissa a friend of the Romans became
ruler of Numidia in 202 BC after the defeat of Hannibal and Numedia became
an ally of Rome. Masinissa died in 148 BC and his son Micipas became the
ruler. Carthage attacked Numedia in 148 BC to enrage Rome, but lost against
the Numedians decisively, none-the-less they sucessfully enraged Rome and
started the 3rd Punic war, which resulted in the total destruction of Carthage.