The governments of such Phoenician cities as Tyre, Sidon, and Byblos were led by hereditary monarchs throughout their history...
Phoenician names are generally composite words with a specific meaning. The naming of children had a significance in...
Phoenician Oblelisk from Cyprus
The finely carved inscription on this obelisk dates to the 4th century BCE. The obelisk was set up in a cemetery at...
The Phoenician Religion, as in many other ancient cultures, was an inseparable part of everyday life. Gods such as Baal...
Phoenician Religious Sacrifice
A scene depicting a bird sacrifice, a common practice in the Phoenician religion. From the sarcophagus of Ahiram, king...
Phoenician Small Ship
An Assyrian relief from King Sargon II's palace at Khorsabad showing a Phoenician ship transporting cedar logs. This...
Phoenician Trade Network
Map of Phoenicia and its trade routes.
A Phoenician-Punic ship from a relief carving on a 2nd century CE sarcophagus
The Phoenicians were the direct descendents of the Canaanites of the south Syrian and Lebanese coast who, at the end...
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