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Hadrumetum (Greek: Ἀδρύμητος): Punic-Roman port in Africa, modern Sousse, second city in Roman Africa.
- c.800 BCE Founded by Phoenicians (from Tyre?note[Solinus 27.9.]); the Phoenician name has not been recorded
- Becomes part of the Carthaginian Empire
- c.600 BCE: the sanctuary of Baal Hammon, with many stelas and the remains of animals and children (it remains in use until c.50 CE)
- 309 BCE: Besieged by Agathocles
- Towards the end of the Second Punic War (218-201) used as base by Hannibal, who landed here and fled to this city after the battle of Zama
- Supports Rome in the Third Punic War
- Backs Pompey in the Roman Civil Wars
- Growth in the second century CE, starting during the reign of the emperor Trajan
- Forum, circus, amphitheater, theater, public baths,
- Birthplace of Clodius Albinus
- 297: Capital of Byzacena
- Rise of Christianity; the ribat was built on a former church; catacombs of the Good Shepherd, catacombs of Hermes, catacombs of Severus
- c.439-533/534: Vandal rule. Renamed Hunericopolis
- 533/534: Byzantine rule. Renamed Justinianopolis
- Arab conquest. Renamed Susa. Serves as port of Kairouan, the new capital of Ifriqiya.