Who was a famous 6th century Phoenician explorer?
Himilco was the Phoenician who traveled to England. He went aroundSpain from Carthage and landed in the British Isles.
In the fifth century BC the Phoenician Himilco. Though not muchabout Himilco is known, it is known that he also explored thecoastal areas of France, Spain, and Portugal.
They were famous for their purple silk and boats. They were also the first to travel around Europe. The modern day alphabet used today was derived from the Phoenician Alphabet….
I would say that the most famous Phoenician would have to be Hiram I of Tyre (980-936 bc). Mentioned in the Bible as a friend and trading partner of King Solomon of Israel. Un…der his rule Tyre grew to be the most important of Phoenician cities.
They invented the latitude/longitude system
Carthage in North Africa.
Tyre as Homebase and Carthage as a Military base and Colony
Trade and alphabetic writing.
The guard's brother, whom also took an arrow in the knee
Trade, inventing alphabetic writing.