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1

what is a colony?

a small settlement of people, usually coming from the same place

2

what phoenician colony grew into a big city?

carthage

3

what phoenician queen helped start carthage?

dido

4

why did dido want to start her colony of carthage near the water?

so ships would visit and trade with her people, and they could become wealthy and grow into a city

5

how did dido trick the landowner into selling her the land she wanted?

she told him that she only wanted enough land to go under a bull hide. after he agreed to that, she cut the hide into lots of thin strips and laid it all around a big piece of land.