I.B. Tauris, 2001 - History - 670 pages
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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Under Sabatino Moscati's direction a distinguished group of scholars has provided a definitive four-part study of the Phoenicians: part 1 treats their history, military and political organization ... Read full review