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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!

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Phoenician Alphabet - which rose the Greek alphabet, and then the Roman alphabet and more recently the modern Western Alphabets - including the Latin and Cyrillic alphabets

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Silver Tetradrachm from Byblos, Phonecia, (c. 544 BC) A hippocamp swims below a Phonecian galley with 3 hoplites aboard. On the reverse, a lion attacks a bull, inscription above.

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