The Phoenicians

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Sabatino Moscati
I.B.Tauris, Jan 1, 2001 - History - 670 pages
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The ancient Phoenician civilization, which thrived in the Mediterranean region in around 1000 BC, is still shrouded in mystery. Its people left few written records, but they are known to have been expert navigators and some of the greatest traders in history - skills which brought them riches that were legendary. Excavations have yielded skillfully crafted objects of gold and silver and countless other treasure, all examples of an advanced culture. This detailed study reveals the history, culture, craft and identity of the Phoenicians.
  

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A Civilization Rediscovered 168 Phoenicia
8
Who Were 185 Cyprus
17
The Origins in the East Vincenzo Tusa
23
The Course of History Antonia Ciasca
30
Colonization Enrico Acquaro
47
The Carthaginian Empire Aubet Semmler
57
Hannibals Expedition
66
Ships and Navigation
84
Commerce and Industry
92
The Question
101
Beliefs and Religious Life
120
Political
153
Army Navy and Warfare
160
The symbol followed by page
193
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