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  Phoenicia - LoveToKnow 1911
PHOENICIA, in ancient geography, the name given to that part of the seaboard of Syria which extends from the Eleutherus (Nahr el-Kebir) in the north to Mt Carmel in the south, a distance of rather more than two degrees of latitude.
reconquered Phoenicia as far as Beira, and carved three tablets on the rock beside the Nahr el-Kelb to commemorate his victories; under the XIXth and XXth Dynasties this seems to have remained the northern limit of the Egyptian Empire.
Phoenicia was incorporated into the Roman province of Syria; Aradus, Sidon, Tyre and Tripolis were confirmed in their rights of self-government and in the possession of their territories.
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 Discoverers Web: Phoenicia and Carthage
Phoenicia was a country in the area that is now known as Lebanon.
Phoenicia was not a single nation, it consisted of city states such as Byblos, Tyre and Sidon.
In the end, Carthago was destroyed in three wars (the so-called Punic Wars) with the Roman republic, to which it was the main contender for the control of the Mediterranean.
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 Phoenicia - MSN Encarta
Phoenicia, ancient designation of a narrow strip of territory on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea, now largely in modern Lebanon.
Although its inhabitants had a homogeneous civilization and considered themselves a single nation, Phoenicia was not a unified state but a group of city-kingdoms, one of which usually dominated the others.
When Assyria fell during the late 7th century bc, Phoenicia, except for Tyre, which succeeded in maintaining its independence until about 538 bc, was incorporated into the Chaldean Empire of Nebuchadnezzar II and, in 539 bc, became part of the Persian Empire.
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  Phoenicia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Phoenicia was an ancient civilization in the north of ancient Canaan, with its heartland along the coastal plains of what are now Lebanon and Syria.
The collection of city-kingdoms constituting Phoenicia came to be characterized by outsiders and the Phoenicians themselves as Sidonia or Tyria, and Phoenicians and Canaanites alike came to be called Zidonians or Tyrians, as one Phoenician conquest came to prominence after another.
The arrival of Alexander the Great in 333 332 BC is the main turning point, for Hellenistic Phoenicia lost its influential mercantile role, and the distinctive culture of its cities was Hellenized under Alexander and his Macedonian successors.
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 The Phoenicians   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The words Phoenicia and Phoenicians are thought to come from the Greek word meaning purple and refer to those Canaanites which traded in purple cloth and dye with the Greeks and lived in an area which had slightly larger borders than modern day Lebanon.
Phoenicia consisted of a mainly urban population living in a string of coastal towns and a heavily forested and mountainous hinterland.
Phoenicia is mentioned in both Egyptian and Mesopotamian sources such as the tale of Wenamum and Assyrian annals which mainly refer to conquest.
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Phoenicia was an ancient civilization in the north of ancient Canaan, with its heartland along the coastal plains of what are now Lebanon and Syria.
But the main productions of Phoenicia, in which its natural wealth consisted, must always have been vegetable, rather than animal or mineral, and have consisted in its timber, especially its cedars and pines; its fruits, as olives, figs, grapes, and, in early times, dates; and its garden vegetables, melons, gourds, pumpkins, cucumbers.
The land of Phoenicia was from then on approximately north of Mount Carmel, and south of Latakia, south of the port of Antioch.
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 PHOENICIA - LoveToKnow Article on PHOENICIA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Phoenicia now became part of the fifth satrapy of the Persian Empire, and entered upon a spell of comparative peace and The Persian growing prosperity.
Phoenicia was incorporated into the Roman R province of Syria; Aradus, Sidon, Tyre and Tripolis were confirmed in their rights of self-government and in the possession of their territories.
The art of Phoenicia is characterized generally by its dependence, upon the art of the neighboring races.
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 Phoenicia
The span of Phoenicia from the shore to the inland goes as far as the Bekaa Valley but stops at Anti Lebanon Mountains found in Modern day Syria (it is to note that Syria did not exist at this time and was however called ARAM).
From 1200 BC to 750BC (the beginning of the Assyrian Empire) was the period of the independence of Phoenicia and its greatest activity.
Phoenicia is mentioned in the New Testament as the place of origin of a woman who sought the cure of Jesus (Mt 7:26) and Phoenicians in general were one of the first to accept the spread of Christianity in the Middle East.
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 Phoenicia - ApologeticsWiki
Phoenicia: The term "Phoenicia" is Greek (Phoinike, "land of dates, or palm trees," from phoinix, "the date-palm").
In its greatest extent Phoenicia included the broad plain of Sharon and that of Acre, between Carmel and that city, and a portion of the region watered by the Kishon, but the plains of Phoenicia, strictly speaking, are much more restricted.
Phoenicia remained subject to Babylon until that empire fell into the hands of the Persians (538), and then accepted the yoke of the latter in the days of Cambyses, if not earlier, but the Persian king does not seem to have used force to gain the adherence of the Phoenicians.
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 Phoenicia, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Phoenicia is a hamlet (and census-designated place) located in Ulster County, New York.
Phoenicia is located in Town of Shandaken on Route 28.
Phoenicia is located at 42°4'53" North, 74°18'47" West (42.081266, -74.313019)
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 Ancient Phoenicia: the History of the Phoenicians of Lebanon
Until the advent of the Iron Age around 1200 BC the history of Canaan does not differentiate the centres on the coast that were to constitute Phoenicia from the centres inland.
Their freedom from vassalage was the by-product of the Sea Peoples driving out the great neighbouring powers of Egypt and Mesopotamia beyond the boundaries of the area: the emerging Hebrew state and Aram thus prospered and the Phoenician cities were compressed against the coast.
Phoenicia was not a centralised nation with a single recognizable capital like Judea - Samaria - Syria - Assyria - Babylonia.
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 Phoenicia - Encyclopedia.com
The geographic boundaries of the territory are vague, and the name Phoenicia may be applied to all those places on the shores of the E Mediterranean where the Phoenicians established colonies.
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 Phoenicia, Phoenicians of the Present: Who is Phoenician and who is Arab today?
Metropolitan Archbishop of Homs (Emsa) and all of Phoenicia Libanesis
Hawran served as a refuge for the early people of Phoenicia Prima and, as conditioned changed, those who took it as a refuge returned to the flourishing towns and cities on the eastern Mediterranean.
However, as Kaufman easily demonstrates, the project of 'reviving Phoenicia' was not merely a French colonial project; it was also one that was enthusiastically contributed to, in a number of different ways, by numerous notable Lebanese intellectuals themselves.
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 Phoenicia
Phoenicia was based upon independent city states, and eventually, colonies as far away as in Spain.
The people of Phoenicia, are now referred to as Phoenicians, even if before 1200 BCE we see that there are no distinctions in descriptions or names between them and the Canaanites.
The mountains in the east, the rough coast with the small islands and the sea in the west made the city states of Phoenicia relatively easy to defend from tribesmen and villains.
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 Phoenicia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Phoenicia was an ancient civilization with its heartland along the coastal of what is now Lebanon and Syria.
The collection city-kingdoms which constituted Phoenicia came to be by outsiders as Sidonia or Tyria and Phoenicians and Canaanites alike have called Zidonians or Tyrians as one Phoenician conquest came to after another.
The arrival of Alexander the Great in 333 - 332 BCE is main turning point for Hellenistic Phoenicia lost influential mercantile role and the distinctive culture its cities was Hellenized under Alexander and Macedonian successors.
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 Escapemaker.com - Phoenicia, NY
Phoenicia is a beautiful place to visit any time of year.
The Town Tinker tube rental in central Phoenicia (on Bridge Street off Main--look for the barn with red and white trim) is open daily during season (May 15 to September 30).
The Esopus Creek is noted for its rainbow trout in the spring and its native brown trout in the fall.
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'Classical Phoenician scarabs' were made in Phoenicia in the period of the Achaemenid Persian empire, from the later sixth century to the mid-fourth century BC.
They are made of green jasper, the colour probably being of as much importance as their intaglios since it enhances their amuletic value.
The fish of Phoenicia, excepting certain shell-fish, are little known, and have seldom attracted the attention of travellers.
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 Young Students Learning Library: PHOENICIA@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Phoenicia was an ancient region in the Middle East.
Most of Phoenicia is now the modern country of Lebanon.
They were known throughout the ancient world for the reddish purple dye that they made from a type of mollusk (shellfish).
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 HAVENS; Weekender | Phoenicia, N.Y. - New York Times
TO stand in the middle of Main Street in Phoenicia and gaze up at the towering mountains, which you can do on most weekdays without interrupting traffic, is to believe that whatever the maps say, city life is worlds away.
Babe Ruth came to Phoenicia regularly for the world-class trout fishing and the local watering holes, several of which proudly display his picture.
Phoenicia is a quirky amalgam of dyed-in-the-wool lifers, artistic souls, leather-clad bikers and solitary curmudgeons who get along, perhaps, because they agree that it is worth forgoing amenities like Laundromats and malls for peace and quiet.
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 Geography of Phoenicia
The geographic boundaries of the territory were Phoenicians lived are vague, and the name Phoenicia may be applied to all those places on the shores of the eastern Mediterranean where the Phoenicians established colonies in Cyprus, North Africa, Sicily, Sardinia, and Iberia.
It was built on an island and the neighbouring mainland, and was probably originally founded as a colony of Sidon to the north and was mentioned in Egyptian records of the 14th century BC as being subject to Egypt.
Probably the most famous episode in the history of Tyre was its resistance to the army of the Macedonian conqueror Alexander the Great, who took it after a seven-month siege in 332, using floating batteries and building a causeway to gain access to the island.
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 GORP - Ancient Phoenicia - The Reluctant Empire
After 1000 BC, when Tyre rose to prominence as the principal city of Levantine Phoenicia, the imperial overlord of the moment, the Assyrians, required regular tribute payments to their king.
Unfortunately, as with much of what was once Phoenicia, little remains of the great cities that stood at the center of this ancient maritime power.
Nevertheless, the capital cities of Phoenicia's past - Byblos, Sidon, Tyre, Ugarit and Carthage - are worth the trip, both for the discovery of the people who inhabit the modern cities and for the academic thrill of writing a postcard home from the place that made writing a letter home possible in the first place.
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 Phoenicia — FactMonster.com
Phoenicia: Origins - Origins At the dawn of history in the Middle East, a people speaking a Semitic language moved...
Phoenicia: Decline - Decline The great Phoenician cities were so well defended that they were able to withstand most of...
Phoenicia: Phoenician Dominance - Phoenician Dominance By 1250 B.C. the Phoenicians were well established as the navigators and...
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