Greek and Phoenician Colonization
Both the ancient Greeks and Phoenicians extensively colonized vast areas of Europe, along the Mediterranean and Black Sea coasts. In doing so, they spread their culture, which strongly influenced the local tribes. For the Greeks, this is...
Phoenician Trade Network
Map of Phoenicia and its trade routes.
Map of the Mediterranean 550 BC
A map of the Mediterranean around 550 BC, showing the major cultures: - Greece and its colonies - Phoenicia and its colonies - Lydia - Egypt - Persia - Thrace - Illyria
Satellite Image of Canaan-Palestine-Israel
A satellite image of the region of the eastern Mediterranean variously known as Canaan, Phoenicia, Palestine and Israel throughout history.
Assyrian Chariots & Cavalry & the Slaughter of Men from Khazazu
The upper register shows Assyrian chariots and cavalry (and two officers) while the lower register shows the slaughtering of men from the city of Khazazu. Shalmaneser III's military campaign in Phoenicia, c. 859 BCE. Detail, bronze band from...
Coin of king Menander
Silver coin of Euthydemid king Menander. On the obverse: Basileus Soteros Menandros (King Savior Menander) Same thing on the reverse, in kharosti, with the Goddess Athena Alkidemos
The Phoenician alphabet.
Phoenician Small Ship
An Assyrian relief from King Sargon II's palace at Khorsabad showing a Phoenician ship transporting cedar logs. This type of vessel was probably used for coastal work and transporting goods to shore from larger cargo vessels. 8th century...
Greek & Phoenician Colonies
Greek (Red) and Phoenician (Yellow) colonization between the 8th and the 6th century BC. German placenames.
A Phoenician-Punic ship from a relief carving on a 2nd century CE sarcophagus