Origin of Phoenician
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Equally perplexing is the Egyptian style on the Phoenician statue, ib.
There were differences, however; the Hebrew definite article, for instance, is not found in the Phoenician texts.Patriarchal Palestine|Archibald Henry Sayce
The plain of Berytus (Beyrout) is the most contracted of all the Phoenician plains that are at all noticeable.History of Phoenicia|George Rawlinson
No doubt the Greek mythology is in some particulars tinged with Phoenician conceptions.Myths and Myth-Makers|John Fiske
He had usurped the throne and was the first important Phoenician king after Hiram (see Phoenicia).
late 14c., from Middle French phenicien, from Latin Phoenice, from Greek Phoinike "Phoenicia" (including Carthage), perhaps literally "land of the purple" (i.e., source of purple dye, the earliest use of which was ascribed to the Phoenicians by the Greeks). Identical with phoenix (q.v.), but the relationship is obscure. In reference to a language from 1836; as an adjective from c.1600.