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AMARNA TABLETS
IONIANS
CARIANS
GADIR
THEMSELVES DESCENDANTS
SEAFARING PHOENICIANS
PHOENICIANS THEMSELVES
ANCIENT PHOENICIANS
SAIL
MINES
ENEMIES
ASIA
NEIGHBORS
WOOD
CEDAR
ASSYRIA
ART
BRITISH
MOROCCO
CULTURE
CIVILIZATION
SYRIA
AFRICA
KOLLAM
TIME
EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN
COMMERCE
NORTH STAR
CELTS
ANCIENT EGYPTIANS
INSCRIPTIONS
ARAMAIC
ATHENIANS
SEA
NAVIGATION
ORIGIN
ANCESTORS
MALTESE
MALTA
ISRAELITES
DESCENDANTS
SHIPS
ISLAND
BYZANTINES
BYBLOS
TYRE
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Definitions

  1. Phoenicians are also credited as the first civilization to use Polaris (the North Star) in navigation. (Web site)
  2. The Phoenicians were traders who created a loose empire of city-states along the coasts they visited: Africa, Spain and Sicily. (Web site)
  3. Phoenicians were known as the most distinguished seafaring traders and merchants of the ancient world. (Web site)
  4. Phoenicians were active traders in this area. (Web site)
  5. Phoenicians were known for having extremely advanced ships and navigation. (Web site)

Amarna Tablets

  1. Indeed, the Amarna tablets suggest that in this manner the Phoenicians paid tribute to Egypt in the 14th century. (Web site)

Ionians

  1. The Phoenicians soon afterwards sailed to the attack; and the Ionians likewise put themselves in line, and went out to meet them. (Web site)

Carians

  1. This was a time-honored pharaonic custom, but on this occasion the Egyptian army included contingents of Ionians, Phoenicians, and Carians. (Web site)

Gadir

  1. The Phoenicians founded colony of Gadir (modern Cádiz) near Tartessos.

Themselves Descendants

  1. In what were once areas of Phoenician settlement, certain inhabitants still consider themselves descendants of Phoenicians. (Web site)

Seafaring Phoenicians

  1. The Assyrians encounter the seafaring Phoenicians, who hunt sperm whales and conduct a farflung sea trade (see 2750 B.C.; 878 B.C.).

Phoenicians Themselves

  1. The Phoenicians themselves were a seafaring Semitic people from what is now Lebanon. (Web site)

Ancient Phoenicians

  1. The Maltese people are descended from the ancient Phoenicians and Carthaginians. (Web site)

Sail

  1. This allowed them to sail the open seas, and as a result, the Phoenicians developed a flourishing sea trade. (Web site)

Mines

  1. The mines, which were first organized by the Phoenicians, and then passed to Carthage, and so to Rome, belonged in Imperial times mostly to the state. (Web site)

Enemies

  1. Their writings, mostly on fragile papyrus, disintegratedso that we now know the Phoenicians mainly by the biased reports of their enemies. (Web site)
  2. Most of what the world knows about Phoenician history was recorded by the enemies of the Phoenicians (the Greek, etc.). (Web site)

Asia

  1. And in the fleet were 1,207 great ships, manned chiefly by the Phoenicians and the Greeks of Asia, having also Persian and Scythian fighting men on board. (Web site)

Neighbors

  1. Children can try their hand at re-creating ancient Israelite culture, along with the cultures of their neighbors, the Philistines and Phoenicians.

Wood

  1. The Phoenicians used this wood to build ships.

Cedar

  1. The Phoenicians themselves made use of the cedar, especially for their merchant fleets. (Web site)

Assyria

  1. Apparently also the Phoenicians and Philistines, who had been sore pressed by Assyria, had made provision to resist Assyria.

Art

  1. The Cretans taught the art of seamanship to the Phoenicians and the Greeks. (Web site)

British

  1. Kerala's buildings and forts have the architectural influence of the Romans, Arabs, Chinese, Portugese, Phoenicians and the British.

Morocco

  1. The Phoenicians established an ancillary production facility on the Iles Purpuraires at Mogador, in Morocco. (Web site)

Culture

  1. The Phoenicians also settled in this part of the peninsula and had a great influence on the Lusitanians, especially on their religion, culture and language.

Civilization

  1. In the end, the civilization founded by the Phoenicians was in ruins and Rome had become undisputed master of the Mediterranean.

Syria

  1. During the period which elapsed before the rise of the Assyrian power in Syria the Phoenicians were left to themselves. (Web site)
  2. After a brief reign, Haa-ab-ra (A pries of the Greeks) once more attempted Syria, and succeeded in defeating the Phoenicians and holding Sidon. (Web site)

Africa

  1. This knowledge he must have gained from the Phoenicians, who had circumnavigated Africa by this date.
  2. Hanno the Navigator had traveled as far south as Sierra Leone, and it is possible other Phoenicians had circumnavigated Africa.

Kollam

  1. The historical accounts mentioned below indicate that Kollam had a sustained commercial reputation from the days of the Phoenicians and the Romans.

Time

  1. After the time of Solomon, the Phoenicians became masters of Syria and chose the site of Baalbek for a temple to their Sun-god Baal-Hadad. (Web site)
  2. Such then is the theology of the Phoenicians: but it is now time to pass on and examine carefully the case of the Egyptians.
  3. King Ahab and Israel were still closely allied to the Phoenicians, the dominant maritime power of that time.

Eastern Mediterranean

  1. The Elymi probably arrived in Sicily from the Eastern Mediterranean, and certainly had an early cultural affinity to the Phoenicians and Egyptians. (Web site)

Commerce

  1. The commerce of the Phoenicians with Egypt was ancient, and very extensive.
  2. The Phoenicians were not mere passive peddlers in art or commerce.

North Star

  1. The ancient Phoenicians used the North Star to journey from Egypt and Crete.

Celts

  1. Very few Portuguese words can be traced to the pre-Roman inhabitants of Portugal, which included the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Lusitanians, and Celts.
  2. Today the small descendants of this intermarriage between the Picts and the Phoenicians have been incorrectly termed Celts. (Web site)
  3. The Veneti are neither Celts, nor Goths, Scythes, Germans, Scandinavians, Greeks, Phoenicians or any other but an independent historic community. (Web site)

Ancient Egyptians

  1. The history of the Phoenicians is entwined with the history of other peoples starting with the ancient Egyptians. (Web site)
  2. Not only the modern peoples, but the Ancient Egyptians and the Phoenicians also have been traced to the same source. (Web site)

Inscriptions

  1. In addition to their many inscriptions, the Phoenicians, contrary to some reports, wrote many books that have not survived. (Web site)

Aramaic

  1. A form of Aramaic was the language of the Phoenicians.
  2. Aramaic replaced the Canaanite language that was spoken by the Phoenicians in the region until around the days of Jesus Christ.

Athenians

  1. On the left flank the Athenians could maneuver better and call reinforcements to fill gaps while the Phoenicians with land on their back could not. (Web site)

Sea

  1. Not only upon the sea, but inland also, the Phoenicians established their trade. (Web site)
  2. Phoenicians discovered and used the North Star (Polaris) to keep their bearings at sea. (Web site)
  3. The commerce of the Phoenicians was carried on, to a large extent, by land, though principally by sea.

Navigation

  1. The Greeks were influenced in their navigation by the Phoenicians, who taught them to sail by the North star. (Web site)
  2. The Phoenicians mastered the art of navigation and dominated the Mediterranean Sea trade for around 500 years.
  3. Navigation on the Black Sea has been known from the time of the ancient Phoenicians. (Web site)

Origin

  1. The Carthaginians were closely linked to the Phoenicians of the Middle East in terms of origin, culture, language, and naval enterprise. (Web site)
  2. We can look to the monumental temples of Egypt as the origin of these foreign influences in architecture, with the Phoenicians as intermediaries. (Web site)
  3. This was used by the Phoenicians for the god Tammuz and is the origin of the Greek name Adonis. (Web site)

Ancestors

  1. History starts with the end of the IVth, or the beginning of the IIIrd millennial, with the arrival of the Canaanites, the ancestors of the Phoenicians.
  2. Those populations did not spring from the ground and only two other peoples could be their ancestors: the Phoenicians or the Chinese. (Web site)

Maltese

  1. The Lebanese, Maltese and some Somalians still consider themselves descendants of Phoenicians, along with certain other island folk in the Mediterranian. (Web site)
  2. The Lebanese, Maltese and some Somalians still consider themselves descendants of Phoenicians, along with certain other island folk in the Mediterranean.

Malta

  1. One of the early settlers were the Phoenicians, who were the trading people of the Mediterranean, and they chose Malta for its ideal location.
  2. Many Luzzus have the eye of Osiris painted or carved on the bow, a symbol brought to Malta by the Phoenicians. (Web site)
  3. As a result, Malta was ruled by many foreign powers, starting with the Phoenicians and ending with the British. (Web site)

Israelites

  1. Before this time, indeed, the Phoenicians had no doubt lived on friendly terms with the Israelites (cf. (Web site)
  2. Via the widespread sailing routes of the Phoenicians, the Israelites established a large network of colonies.

Descendants

  1. The Carthaginians are descendants of a great naval people, the Phoenicians. (Web site)

Ships

  1. The Phoenicians traded cedar for making ships and other things.
  2. Thus their descendants, the Phoenicians, appeared on the scene with an established maritime tradition, and the technology to build ships with a keeled hull. (Web site)
  3. With Greek subsidies, ships and crews Rome could be trusted to win and Roman victory would mean the expulsion of the Phoenicians from Sicily.

Island

  1. Citium (biblical Kittim), known to the Greeks as Kition, in the southeast corner of the island, became the principal colony of the Phoenicians in Cyprus.
  2. Tartous was founded by the Phoenicians as an agricultural satellite to the more important settlement then, the island of Aradus (Arwad). (Web site)
  3. Also in Syria is the island of Arwad, once home to the ancient Phoenicians. (Web site)

Byzantines

  1. It was called Antaradus by the Phoenicians and Torrusa by the Byzantines.

Byblos

  1. At Byblos, it is Phoinix, father of the Phoenicians. (Web site)

Tyre

  1. Under the control of Tyre, the Phoenicians witnessed the golden age of their commerce.
  2. After a period of Babylonian occupation, under the Persian rule, Jaffa was governed by Phoenicians from Tyre. (Web site)
  3. It was reached by ship; it was a trading partner with Tyre (the Phoenicians); its trade items were precious metals. (Web site)

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