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From 1200 BC to 539 BC, the ancient Semitic civilization of Phoenicia was situated on the western, coastal part of the Fertile Crescent in what is now Lebanon and Tartus Governorate, Syria. They are known for almost all modern day alphabets being derived from their alphabet.
The easiest way was from the hoofs of animals.
The pods were used to make a cocoa-like beverage.
It was absorbed into the Persian Empire in the 6th Century BCE.
The Phoenician civilization differed from other ancient civilizations of the time by developing their own distinctive civilization rather than being forged into a united kingdom. Each city-state were politically independent units. They defended their civilization by dominating maritime trade.
In modern day Tunisia in North Africa. Very close to Tunisia's capital city Tunis.
Phoenicia is pronounced as follows: PH as an F OE as the A in ABOVE N I as the I in MACHINE C as an SH I as the I in MACHINE A as the A in FATHER
Carthaginians. The city was a colony set up by the Phoenicians from today's Lebanon. Today the site of Carthage is in Tunisia, and there are still people with Carthaginian names about, even though the people were sold into slavery in 146 BCE after the Romans defeated them for the third and final...
After three wars spanning 120 years, over control of the WesternMediterranean, Rome went for the 'final solution' to eliminate itsresilient competitor for control of the Western Mediterranean -selling its people into slavery and establishing a colony on thesite to settle its retired military...
Parts of Tunisia and western North Africa, Spain, Sicily, Corsica,Sardinia, Balearic Islands.
It was valuable because they were the only ones to make it. Haha I'm smart and your not! suckers!
The independent city-states of Phoenicia established a tradingempire around the Mediterranean littoral.
traders and sailors
rome and carthage went to war three times between 264 bc and 146 bc. the wars began when carthage sent its armies to sicily, an island just southwest of italy.
They traveled south for ivory.
they conquered the Greeks and Carthage all of the meaderanian sea
Although the land was rich, there was not enough rich soil to grow food for all the people.
It built an exceptionally successful trading empire.
They were the Punic wars. Rome ended up winning though. Pronounced Puh-nick.
Polybius says that he attempted to extract a large sum of moneyfrom Andobales, whom he describes as the most faithful friend theCarthaginians had in Iberia. When Andobales refused to pay,Hasdrubal brought a false accusation against him and forced him togive his daughters as hostages.
It was created around 1550 B.C.
Yes - it became independent of the mother city in about 650 BCE.
There are so few ancient Phoenicians around to talk with about it.
It had a great trading empire.
the Phoenician king died at a early age
According to the Aeneid Aeneas left Troy and came to Carthage, where he spent some time with Queen Dido. Whether this had consequences we do not know.
The war that the Romans defeated Carthage in 246 BC was the first Punic war.
Mining, manufacturing, farming, boat building, sailing, navigation,naval warfare.
They were independent city-states with their own society andeconomy.
They had two types of trade:   their own produce - timber, foodstuffs, dyes   carry-trade - buying from other areas and onselling the produce -  foodsuffs, metals, gems, manufactured goods.    They used ships to move the trade goods.
First Punic War 264-241 BCE Second Punic War 218-202 BCE Third Punic War 149-146 BCE
The Carthaginian defeat left Rome as the strongest power in the western Mediterranean . Rome could then go on and pursue it's commercial interests and it's policy of expansion .
Carthage in North Africa and New Carthage in Spain. It alsoestablished many trading stations around the Mediterranean Sea.
Sicily was a valuable region for them because it was right smack dab in the middle of the two trade regions that they dominated. Even without any other redeeming value, this would make it worth fighting over. In addition, there were several large ports on Sicily which could provide a significant...
Supply of food, weapons, money and reinforcements.
Their most important achievement was the creation of the first real alphabet starting an era of alphabetical linguistic instead of pictograms and ideographs.
The Romans completely destroyed Carthage, leaving not one stone standing atop another, sold the populace into slavery. They spread salt symbolically on a field to emphasis that Carthage could not rise again.
No - they were descendents of the Phoenician people of the Levant.
The city state of Messana was in civil war. Each side called upon its motherland, resulting in the 1st punic war.
They produced an alphabet which the Greeks adopted and adapted.
Carthage was a city, not a person.
A: The Jews and the Phoenicians were West Semitic people who lived in different parts of the Levant. The Phoenicians lived more or less where Lebanon is today. The homeland of the Jews was Judah, an inland enclave based around the city of Jerusalem and approximating the southern part of the modern...
The modern scriptures (first peoples to write down their accounts).
they traded and conquered
The Carthage people ate similar food to what we eat today like bread, figs, fish and meat!
It had the commercial and military resiliance to re-emerge as a competing power twice. They put an end to it the third time by selling the populace into slavery.
You should specify what war you are referring. I assume that you mean the Second Punic war. The Romans adopted tactics that partially neutralised the vast superiority of Hannibal's great military genius and of his cavalry. They also found in Scipio Africanus a general who was capable to match...
Rome carried out three wars over 120 years, defeating Carthage in each one. The first they learnt to match Carthaginian sea-supremacy. After the second they imposed a crippling 50-year financial indemnity to restrich its ability to have and effective force as Carthage relied on mercenary soldiers....
Yes he was born in carthage.
The western Mediterranean.
The battles between Carthage and Rome are known as the Punic Wars.
The shortest driving distance is 74 miles.
You can look up the ones you are interested in hers: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punic_Wars
Yo can look up the ones you are interested in hers: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punic_Wars
The phoenician alphabet developed sometime prior to 1050 BCE, though no one knows the exact date. It developed because society became too complex to resort to memorization of information.
They invented an alphabet and it was later adapted by the Greeks  and Romans and it so became the basis of the alphabets we use  today.
Having sold the surviving Carthaginians into slavery and levelled the city, they symbolicaly sowed a field with salt to say that the land should remain barren. This idea changed 20 years later when they found it expediant to settle retired soldiers in a colony on the site.
They did not rebel against the Romans because they were not subject to the Romans, just rivals. They invaded Italy in 218 BCE.
The Carthaginian ships were small, but they were very strong. The warships were built to carry a good many soldiers, as well as sailors and oarsmen. They had great rounded iron prows, which could do much damage to an enemy's ships when run up against them. Each ship had a mast and large sail, but it...
phoenician did women play the card game 400 and did their kids. this is no jokes and they also drank habali babali which is an arabic smoking pipe (argeela)
  The Phoenicians did not die out although many died due to the Byzantine empire that came and killed many of them. Phoenicians never left Lebanon they stayed in the Mountains and are still Phoenicians in modern day.
Phoenicia was a series of independent city-states, so did not havea capital as it was not a country.
The three Punic Wars.
lumber, perfume, cloth, and glass trinkets all for gold and silk, salt, wood, glass, metalwork and other things
They are credited with the invention of glass
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Carthaginians were the people of Carthage - one and the same, not rivals.
Salt. This was a symbolic ceremony - salt was too vlable to waste. Twenty years later Rome established a farming colony for retired soldiers on the site.
  well i dont know but i know they ahd lots of battels woth the romas.
Macedonia. The First Macedonian War was separate for the Second Punic War. It was fought in Greece, not Italy or Spain. Macedon did not fight alongside Carthage. Philip of Macedon made an alliance with Hannibal, but his intention was to invade southern Illyria, next door to Greece. His aims were...
They bartered their product for goods they needed. - NovaNET