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Who was a famous 6th century Phoenician explorer?
They came to make maps and charts and learn more about Hawaii
They did a lot! One invention is the alphabet. Many people think that the Greeks did that, but really the Phoenicians did, and later, the Greeks adopted the Phoenicians alphab…et and changed it. That's the alphabet we use today!
Himilco was the Phoenician who traveled to England. He went around Spain from Carthage and landed in the British Isles.
Who came first the America
Some famous explorers are Christopher Columbus, John Cabot, David Thompson and Henry Hudson.
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.
Tyre as Homebase and Carthage as a Military base and Colony
Trade, inventing alphabetic writing.
Inventing an alphabet to replace syllabic writing. This alphabet is the basis for the Greek and Roman alphabets, and ultimately the alphabet we commonly use today.