4 edition of The Phoenicians found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and (p. 77) index.
|Series||Cultures of the past|
|LC Classifications||DS81 .M25 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||80 p. :|
|Number of Pages||80|
|LC Control Number||00041452|
IELTS READING TEST SET 12 AC. The Phoenicians: an almost forgotten people. The Phoenicians inhabited the region of modern Lebanon and Syria from about BC. They became the greatest traders of the pre-classical world, and were the first people to establish a large colonial network. Phoenicians were revered as great mariners by their contemporaries. They are believed to have been the first Mediterranean culture to reach Britain. According to tales reported by the ancient Greek historian, Herodotus, a Phoenician fleet—commissioned by the Egyptian King Necho II—circumnavigated Africa around BCE; but Herodotus did not.
In Search of the Phoenicians takes the reader on an exhilarating quest to reveal more about these enigmatic people. Using a dazzling array of evidence, this engaging book investigates the construction of identities by and for the Phoenicians from the Middle East to Ireland, from the Bronze Age to Late Antiquity and beyond. In fact, the Phoenicians are the first known people to use an alphabet. Their writing system had 22 letters, which were all consonants. The reader had to guess at the vowels the author meant to use. One Phoenician city, Byblos, is thought to have been a major center for writing, because the city's name is the origin of the word "book"! Although many Greek, Roman, and Egyptian writers reference the Phoenicians in trade records, military battles, and artistic transactions, few records were left by the original Phoenicians themselves, leaving modern scholars to fill in the blanks through educated guesses and material culture. The ancient perception about this civilization was mixed.
A revised and updated version of a book on the Phoenicians first published in A Short History Of The Phoenicians. Author: Mark Woolmer Editor: ISBN: Size: 17,32 MB Format: PDF, ePub, Docs Read: Download The Phoenicians present a tantalizing face to the ancient historian. Latin sources suggest they once had an. In Search of the Phoenicians makes the startling claim that the “Phoenicians” never actually existed as such. Taking readers from the ancient world to today, this book argues that the notion of these sailors as a coherent people with a shared identity, history, and culture is a product of modern nationalist ideologies—and a notion very. The Mulekites And The Phoenician Connection. The Book of Mormon also introduces us to a much earlier culture known as the Jaredites who left Babylonia sometime between the 19 th and 20 th centuries BC from the Tower of Babel. Because of the brevity of the Book of Mormon text regarding these people, little has been written about them in comparison to the Nephites.
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