Phoenician Colonization Timeline

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1200 BCE - 800 BCE: First wave of Phoenician colonization where largely trading-posts are founded throughout the Mediterranean.
 
 
1110 BCE: Traditional founding date for the Phoenician colony of Gades (Cadiz).
 
 
1101 BCE: Traditional founding date for the Phoenician colony of Utica by Sidon (or Tyre).
 
 
814 BCE: Traditional founding date for the Phoenician colony of Carthage by Tyre.
 
 
800 BCE - 600 BCE: Second stage of Phoenician colonization where trading-posts become full colonies throughout the Mediterranean.
 
 
750 BCE: Phoenicians found the colony of Motya on Sicily.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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