Ancient Sabratha

A Phoenician trading-post that served as an outlet for the products of the African hinterland, Sabratha was part of the short-lived Numidian Kingdom of Massinissa before being Romanized and rebuilt in the 2nd and 3rd centuries C.E.

Cite this page as: UNESCO, "Ancient Sabratha," in Smarthistory, June 3, 2021, accessed December 2, 2023,