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Phoenicia

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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.
The Romans were Roman citizens. The Carthaginian army wasmercenaries recruited from North Africa and Spain.
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...
It was a trading empire around the Western Europe littoral.
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!
Not so - Rome's elimination of Carthage as a competitor paved theway for its imperial expansion.
The independent city-states of Phoenicia established a tradingempire around the Mediterranean littoral.
traders and sailors
They were descended from Phoenicians from the Levant.
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.
The most famous was Hannibal Barca.
With an expanding population, they had to either conquer new landsor opt for trade.
They were the Punic wars. Rome ended up winning though. Pronounced Puh-nick.
Over control of the Western Mediterranean.
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.
It was over control of the Western Mediterranean.
No country - it was the Phoenicians, who were an ethnic group ofindependent city-states.
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.
Overseas colonies were established by the Phoenicians in order to expand their basic economic specialty, which was gaining wealth and power by trading with other nations. One of its colonies became a world power in the name of Carthage.
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...
There is no river between Rome and Carthage. The two cities are on opposite sides of the Mediterranean Sea.
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 Phoenician city-state of Tyre.
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.
Except for Carthage, they were trading colonies, not politicalentities.
Carthage was a city, not a person.
Something related to the city-state of Carthage.
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...
The modern scriptures (first peoples to write down their accounts).
they traded and conquered
By invading North Africa and taking the city.
The Carthage people ate similar food to what we eat today like bread, figs, fish and meat!
He promoted Carthaginian interests in Spain.
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...
Yes he was born in carthage.
The western Mediterranean.
The battles between Carthage and Rome are known as the Punic Wars.
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It had defeated Carthage in the First Punic War and stripped it ofsome of its best assets.
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.