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Historically Thuburbo Minus was a settlement in Africa Proconsularis, located at present-day Tebourba. Thuburbo Minus is mentioned in the Antonine Itinerary, 44, and the Tabula Peutingeriana. Situated on a hill, the city occupied only a part of the ancient site, when it was rebuilt in the 15th century by the Andalusian Moors. The Roman amphitheatre was still standing at the end of the 17th century, when it was destroyed to build a bridge. The nearby Thuburbo Maius is in ruins.
The diocese of Thuburbo Minus was a suffragan of Carthage. It is included in the Catholic Church's list of titular sees. It was at Thuburbo Minus that the Christian martyrs Perpetua and Felicity with their companions were arrested. The two known bishops of this city are: Victor, present at the Conference of Carthage (411), where he had as his competitor the Donatist Maximinus; and Germanus, who signed (646) the letter of the bishops of the proconsultate to the Patriarch Paul II of Constantinople against the Monothelites.
World War II
Tebourba was the location of a battle in the Tunisia Campaign of the Second World War, lasting from November 29 until December 4, 1942. The battle involved the troops of the British Army against the German army.
The battle is commemorated in the name of a road in Southampton, England called "Tebourba Way." There is a small war memorial on the roadside at the junction with Oakley Road. Tebourba Drive in Alverstoke, Gosport is also named after the battle.