History of Phoenicia


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Author  George Rawlinson
Publisher  Forgotten Books
Publication Date   June 19, 2012
Pages  656

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Histories of Phoenicia or of the Phoenicians were written towards the middle of the present century by Movers and Kenrick. The elaborate work of the former writer collected into five moderate-sized volumes all the notices that classical antiquity had preserved of theE eligion, History, Commerce, A rt, c., of this celebrated and interesting nation. Kenrick, makino a free use of the stores of knowledo ethus accumulated, added to them much information derived from modern research, and was content to give to the world in a single volume of small size,- very scantily illustrated, the ascertained results of criticism and inquiry on the subject of the Phoenicians up to his own da} Forty-four years have since elapsed; and in the course of them large additions have been made to certain branches of the inquiry, while others have remained very much as thev were before. Travellers, like Eobinson, Walpole, Tristram, Eenan, and Lortet, have thrown great Die Phonizier, und das phdnizisclie A ltertluivi, by F. C. Movers, in five volumes, Berlin, 1841-1850. History and A)itiquities of Phoenicia, by John Kenrick, London,
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