Her problem was that she was beautiful

Carthage had many beautiful women but Aysel, with her dark skin and blue eyes, was graceful and beautiful like a goddess. Aysel’s beauty received attention whether she dressed well or poorly, and whether she smiled or frowned. Her father was a weaver and her mother was a dyer. She wanted to trade fabrics. But no one would trust her. Neither men nor women felt secure when every man who saw her lost his head.