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role of the Phoenicians in the interaction of Mediterranean civilizations.

William Ayers Ward

role of the Phoenicians in the interaction of Mediterranean civilizations.

by William Ayers Ward

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Published by American University of Beirut in [Beirut] .
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  • Phoenicians -- Mediterranean Region.,
  • Mediterranean Region -- Civilization.

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    StatementPapers presented to the archaeological symposium at the American University of Beirut, March, 1967.
    SeriesAmerican University of Beirut. Centennial publications?, Centennial publications (American University of Beirut)
    ContributionsAmerican University of Beirut.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 152 p.
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14075920M

      The Phoenicians were very skilled sailors, traders and shipmakers, who, in their haste of management and pursuit of efficiency, gave the world one of its greatest gifts: The modern alphabet system. It must be kept in mind that Phoenicians came fro. In evaluating the Phoenicians, therefore, let us look at these interactions with some of the other great nations around the Mediterranean. Also, since we are seeking the origin of the Phoenician empire and not the totality of their history, we narrow our search to early occurrences of .

    The Phoenicians were the Iron Age peoples that lived in the coastal area roughly corresponding to modern Lebanon. Some scholars have suggested that the Phoenicians may have migrated to the region from elsewhere, whilst others argue that their culture simply evolved from the Bronze Age Canaanite peoples of the same region. According to the Hebrew Bible, the Israelites were a confederation of The role of the Phoenicians in the economy, culture and politics of the ancient Mediterranean was as large as that of the Greeks and Romans, and deeply interconnected with that 'classical' world, but their lack of literature and their oriental associations mean that they are much less well-known.

      Instead I was hooked on this book until the end:) The story of the Phoenicians is so important, so crucial to understand how all the cultures around the Mediterranean Sea developed, especially how we first got our alphabet. The beginning of real human civilization in the Mediterranean was privacy and mutual trade - not barbaric s: Learn civilization history chapter 2 mediterranean with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of civilization history chapter 2 mediterranean flashcards on Quizlet.

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- Volume 45 Issue - D. HardenAuthor: D. Harden. Before the Greeks and Romans, the Phoenicians ruled the Mediterranean. The core of Phoenician territory was the city-state of Tyre, in modern-day Lebanon. Phoenician civilization lasted from approximately to BCE, when the Persians, and later the Greeks, conquered Tyre.

many Phoenicians turned to the sea to make a living. The mountains near Phoenicia were covered with cedar forests. These forests provided wood that the Phoenicians used to build strong, fast ships. The Phoenicians started out as coastal traders. In time, they became widely traveled merchant shippers who controlled the trade of the Mediterranean.

The Phoenicians were a seafaring Canaanite people who lived in a confederation of independent city-states in the Eastern Mediterranean from about B.C. to B.C. Major cities of the. For example, according to the Greek historian Herodotus, Phoenician sailors, at the request of the pharaoh Necho II (r.

– B.C.), circumnavigated Africa. The main natural resources of the Phoenician cities in the eastern Mediterranean were the prized cedars of Lebanon and murex shells used to make the purple dye. While many Phoenician colonies disappeared and were taken over by other cultures after the decline of Phoenicia, Carthage outlasted the Phoenician empire and rose to become an even stronger power in the western Mediterranean, which.

{Note: The Phoenicians had planted trading posts in Africa, Sicily, Sardinia and Iberia during B.C. while creating their trading monopoly. They had a relatively free hand during that period as other civilizations were suffering from a "Dark Age" during that period because of.

influence of the Phoenicians: ³Their main role in the development of the Greek and other Mediterranean cultures was as intermediaries between Asia and Europe. 3 Modern Phoenician studies were launched during the early s by Sabatino Moscati and the Italian school.

By the seventies there was an emphasis on the Phoenician expansion. Phoenicia (/ f ə ˈ n ɪ ʃ ə /; from Ancient Greek: Φοινίκη, Phoiníkē) was an ancient Semitic-speaking thalassocratic civilization that originated in the Levant region of the eastern Mediterranean, specifically modern Lebanon.

It was concentrated along the coast of Lebanon and included some coastal areas of Syria and northern Israel, reaching as far north as Arwad and as far south. Biblical literature - Biblical literature - Judges: importance and role: Under these conditions, the successors to Joshua—the judges—arose.

The Hebrew term shofet, which is translated into English as “judge,” is closer in meaning to “ruler,” a kind of military leader or deliverer from potential or actual defeat.

In a passage from the so-called Ras Shamra tablets (discovered in The extent of the Phoenician Civilization at the time of the Macedonian conquest of the Eastern Mediterranean In the political and military void of the ensuing year ancient Dark Age that began c.

BCE, a small group of Phoenician traders from the Levant prospered and gradually expanded their influence across the Mediterranean. Phoenicia was an ancient Semitic civilization situated on the western, coastal part of the Fertile Crescent near modern-day Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Palestine, and Syria.

All major Phoenician cities were on the coastline of the Mediterranean. The Mediterranean Sea was the central superhighway of transport, trade and cultural exchange between diverse peoples encompassing three continents: Western Asia, North Africa, and Southern history of the cultures and people of the Mediterranean Basin is important for understanding the origin and development of the Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Canaanite, Phoenician, Hebrew, Carthaginian.

Course Overview The Acellus Ancient Civilizations course leads students on a journey through the ancient world, giving them a basic understanding of the field of geography as well as the beginnings of civilization as we know it.

Mitko imparts to students a contagious excitement about history, about what life was like for those who preceded us, about the contributions our forefathers made. the phoenicians and the west Download the phoenicians and the west or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get the phoenicians and the west book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Besides sharing with the Phoenicians in the trade of the Mediterranean, he constructed with their help a fleet at Ezion-Geber upon the Red Sea, and the two allies conjointly made voyages to the region, or country, called Ophir, for the purpose of procuring precious stones, gold, and almug-wood.

Ophir is, properly speaking, a portion. page 60 note 3 Leclant, J., ‘Relations entre l'Égypte et la Phénicie’ in Ward, W. A. (ed.), The role of the Phoenicians in the interaction of Mediterranean civilizations (), p. 13; Culican, W., ‘ Almuñecar, Assur and Phoenician penetration of the Western Mediterranean ’, Levant ii (), 28 –   The Phoenicians Flourish as Traders.

The Phoenicians flourished during the 1 st millennium BC. During that time, there were other Canaanite cultures inhabiting the region as well, and archaeologists are unable to differentiate between the Phoenicians and these other cultures in terms of material culture, language, and religious is due to the fact that the Phoenicians were.Ward, The Role of the Phoenicians in the Interaction of Mediterranean Civilizations (Beirut ).

Though most of the papers are archaeolog-ical, the reviewer's contribution deals with "The Phoenician Contribution to Biblical Wisdom Literature" (p. ). The second edition of the now standard Kanaanäische und aramäische Inschriften by Donner.