Carthage

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This article is about the planet. For the Clan Goliath Scorpion DropShip, see Carthage (Vessel).


Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Terra at (0, 0)

Carthage
System information
X:Y Coordinates 199.05 : -464.19[e]

The Carthage system was home to at least one habitable world or construct and as at 3145 was an independent system close to the borders of the Calderon Protectorate, Federated Suns and Taurian Concordat.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Carthage system is located near the Argos and Paf systems.[3][4][1][2]

System History[edit]

The Carthage system was either settled by the Taurian Concordat at some point after the end of the Fourth Succession War or was an already-inhabited system that became significant enough during this period for Inner Sphere nations to begin recording its location on maps.[5][6][7]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Post-Jihad Years[edit]

The war between the Taurian Concordat and Federated Suns officially ended on the 2nd of July 3080 in the aftermath of Operation MATADOR, but the fortunes of the Concordat continued to decline. Many worlds, lacking confidence in the Concordat's central government, seceded from the Concordat; Tyrrhenia was the first of the Concordat worlds to do so,[40] leaving the Concordat even before the Jihad had begun, along with the world of Hellespont soon after.[24][33] Between mid-3079 and late 3085 six more worlds seceded: Argos, Carthage, Carvajal, Celano, Micros III and Mirfak, and the governor of Charleston was debating declaring Charleston independent as well. Where the Taurian government had fought a war a decade before with the breakaway Concordat, Carthage and the other worlds that left the Concordat in the aftermath of the Jihad were effectively ignored in favour of reinforcing the narrow salient securing the Pleiades Cluster.[40]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Argos 29.5 Paf 29.9 Artru 33.5 Spitz 41.3
Burton 45.5 Qalzi 46.2 Mas 47.9 Katinka 49.1
Regis Roost 50.6 Flaum 51.5 Aea 57.4 Woogi 59.1

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p, 121, "Taurian Concordat after Age of War [2571], Fall of the Star League [2750] and End of the 3rd Succession War [3025]"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns After Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  6. 6.0 6.1 Handbook: House Davion, p. 72, "Federated Suns After Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  7. 7.0 7.1 Handbook: House Liao, p. 59, "Capellan Confederation After Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  8. Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Foundation - [2366] Map"
  9. Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  10. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  11. Historical: Reunification War, p. 64
  12. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  13. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  14. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  15. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 37, "Taurian Defense Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  16. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 96, "Taurian Concordat - [2767] Map"
  17. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succesion War - [2822] Map"
  19. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation After First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns After Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation After Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation After Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation After Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  24. 24.0 24.1 24.2 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p, 127, "Taurian Concordat after modern colonization drive [3040] and after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  25. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  26. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  27. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  28. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  29. 29.0 29.1 Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns After Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  30. Inner Sphere, p. 98, "Near Periphery Kingdoms Map""
  31. Era Report: 3062, p. 30, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  32. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation After FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  33. 33.0 33.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  34. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  35. Field Report: Periphery, p. 20, "Magistracy of Canopus Region Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  36. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  37. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  38. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  39. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  40. 40.0 40.1 Field Manual: 3085, p. 131, "Taurian Concordat"

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