A wonderful depiction of a later period Phoenician Bireme galley shown off to its full extent in this colourful and accurate depiction by the late Military illustrator Angus McBride

A wonderful depiction of a later period Phoenician Bireme galley shown off to its full extent in this colourful and accurate depiction by the late Military illustrator Angus McBride

Phoenicia >>> Superimposed over a map of the modern boundaries. I hadn't realised that Phoenicia extended into territories that are now part of Israel and Syria, as well as Lebanon. Now I know!

Interesting Illustration of Phoenicians

Phoenicia >>> Superimposed over a map of the modern boundaries. I hadn't realised that Phoenicia extended into territories that are now part of Israel and Syria, as well as Lebanon. Now I know!

Comparison between Proto-Sinaitic, Phoenician, and Greek alphabets. This diagram displays several evolutionary steps of western alphabets.

Comparison between Proto-Sinaitic, Phoenician, and Greek alphabets. This diagram displays several evolutionary steps of western alphabets.

The Phoenician Alphabet was developed in the 15th century. It only contains letters representing consonants, vowels are not used.

The Phoenician Alphabet was developed in the 15th century. It only contains letters representing consonants, vowels are not used.

Gilded bronze cuirass, Phoenician, Ksour-es-Sal Tunisia 3rd century, Musee du Bardo Tunis Tunisia

Gilded bronze cuirass, Phoenician, Ksour-es-Sal Tunisia 3rd century, Musee du Bardo Tunis Tunisia

The ancestry of the Roman alphabet from Kemetic (Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs) to Semetic (early Hebrew) to Phoenician to Greek. (J, U, and W were late additions to the Roman alphabet.) The Ancient Egyptian name for their own writing system was "Metu Neter" - meaning divine speech. "Hieroglyphs" is a Greek word - "hieros" means "sacred", "glyph" means writing.

The ancestry of the Roman alphabet from Kemetic (Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs) to Semetic (early Hebrew) to Phoenician to Greek. (J, U, and W were late additions to the Roman alphabet.) The Ancient Egyptian name for their own writing system was "Metu Neter" - meaning divine speech. "Hieroglyphs" is a Greek word - "hieros" means "sacred", "glyph" means writing.

BoS1 - free Book of Shadows pages to save or print - Section One -Magickal Alphabets

BoS1 - free Book of Shadows pages to save or print - Section One -Magickal Alphabets

The great naval battle of Salamis was fought between the Greeks and Persians in 480 BCE in the narrow strait between Salamis and Attica. The Phoenicians made up an important part of the Persian navy. King Xerxes I of Persia had with him three loyal kings from the Phoenicians city-states: King Eshmunazar II of Sidon, son of high priestess of Astarte; King Mattan IV of Tyre, son of Hiram; and King Maharbaal of Arvad.

The great naval battle of Salamis was fought between the Greeks and Persians in 480 BCE in the narrow strait between Salamis and Attica. The Phoenicians made up an important part of the Persian navy. King Xerxes I of Persia had with him three loyal kings from the Phoenicians city-states: King Eshmunazar II of Sidon, son of high priestess of Astarte; King Mattan IV of Tyre, son of Hiram; and King Maharbaal of Arvad.

Libio - fenicios en el sur de la Península Ibérica con un guerrero íbero.

Libio - fenicios en el sur de la Península Ibérica con un guerrero íbero.

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