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Words nearby Phoenicia
Example sentences from the Web for Phoenicia
Phoenicia continued faithful to Alexander during the remainder of his career.History of Phoenicia|George Rawlinson
I was in Sicily; he wished me to visit him in Phoenicia, and desired me to bring him a copy of the works of that philosopher.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 1|Plotinos (Plotinus)
He had usurped the throne and was the first important Phoenician king after Hiram (see Phoenicia).
In his reign the greatness of Phoenicia reached its zenith, just as that of the Hebrews culminated under David.
After that date, for a few centuries, Phoenicia had a great influence on the development of Europe.The Story of Evolution|Joseph McCabe
British Dictionary definitions for Phoenicia
Cultural definitions for Phoenicia
An ancient nation of the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Its territory included what are today coastal areas of modern Israel and Lebanon. The Phoenicians were famed as traders and sailors. They developed an alphabet that was eventually adapted by the Greeks and Romans into the alphabet used in writing English. In the Phoenicians' alphabet, the marks stand for individual sounds rather than for whole words or syllables, as in Egyptian hieroglyphics.