suffete


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suffete

(ˈsʌfiːt)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an official or magistrate in ancient Carthage
Translations
suffète
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145, the Carthaginian assembly was not called the "Suffete"; p.
Cornelius Scipio the Younger (autumn 203); defeated by Scipio and Masinissa at Zama (spring 202); helped to negotiate peace treaty with Rome; elected suffete (196) and promulgated needed reforms and anticorruption measures, but denounced to Rome by his enemies and forced to flee; served Antiochus III the Great of Syria (193-188), for whom he raised and led a small Phoenician fleet against Rhodes (190) but was defeated by Eudamus of Rhodes and L.