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!

City Of Carthage | Their trading ships were designed to be able to house a large amount ...

City Of Carthage | Their trading ships were designed to be able to house a large amount ...

Phoenician Seal. by Satorsquaretablets on Etsy

Phoenician Seal

Phoenician Seal. by Satorsquaretablets on Etsy

Gilded bronze cuirass, Phoenician, Ksour-es-Sal, Tunisia, 3rd C. B.C., dates to the Punic Wars with Rome. Musee du Bardo, Tunis, Tunisia

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Gilded bronze cuirass, Phoenician, Ksour-es-Sal, Tunisia, 3rd C. B.C., dates to the Punic Wars with Rome. Musee du Bardo, Tunis, Tunisia

Bronze symbol of Tanit, the Phoenician Goddess found in 2014 at the Freres College dIg in Sidon, Lebanon. The artifacts are from various periods, the oldest is a public building from the 3rd millenium BCE.

Ancient Phoenician Relics Unearthed in Lebanon

Bronze symbol of Tanit, the Phoenician Goddess found in 2014 at the Freres College dIg in Sidon, Lebanon. The artifacts are from various periods, the oldest is a public building from the 3rd millenium BCE.

Rare Phoenician Owl - Tridacne (shell). Phoenician, ca. 8th century B.C.E…

Rare Phoenician Owl - Tridacne (shell). Phoenician, ca. 8th century B.C.E…

Phoenician Figurine of Pregnant Woman or goddess. Terracotta. Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE.

Phoenician Figurine of Pregnant Woman or goddess. Terracotta. Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE.

ARAMAIC  The Aramaic language was the international trade language of the ancient Middle East between 1000 and 600 BCE, spoken from the Mediterranean coast to the borders of India. Its script, derived from Phoenician and first attested during the 9th century BCE, also became extremely popular and was adopted by many people with or without any previous writing system

ARAMAIC The Aramaic language was the international trade language of the ancient Middle East between 1000 and 600 BCE, spoken from the Mediterranean coast to the borders of India. Its script, derived from Phoenician and first attested during the 9th century BCE, also became extremely popular and was adopted by many people with or without any previous writing system

Ugaritic cuneiform was named after Ugarit, the city state where it was used in what is now Syria. It was probably created sometime during the 14th century BC. Ugaritic cuneiform outwardly resembles other cuneiform scripts and has a sound system based on consonant alphabets such as Phoenician/Canaanite. Ugarit flourished from the 14th century BC until 1180/70 BC, when it was destroyed.

Ugaritic cuneiform was named after Ugarit, the city state where it was used in what is now Syria. It was probably created sometime during the 14th century BC. Ugaritic cuneiform outwardly resembles other cuneiform scripts and has a sound system based on consonant alphabets such as Phoenician/Canaanite. Ugarit flourished from the 14th century BC until 1180/70 BC, when it was destroyed.

The Burmese script is an abugida in the Brahmic family used for writing Burmese. It is also used as a script for the liturgical languages of Pali and Sanskrit. The Burmese script was adapted from the Old Mon or from the Pyu script. The earliest evidence of Burmese script is dated to 1035, while an 18th century recast stone inscription points to 984. Direction: Left-to-right. Time period: c. 984 or 1035–present. Parent systems: Proto-Sinaitic, Phoenician, Aramaic, Brāhmī,  Pallavi, Mon.

The Burmese script is an abugida in the Brahmic family used for writing Burmese. It is also used as a script for the liturgical languages of Pali and Sanskrit. The Burmese script was adapted from the Old Mon or from the Pyu script. The earliest evidence of Burmese script is dated to 1035, while an 18th century recast stone inscription points to 984. Direction: Left-to-right. Time period: c. 984 or 1035–present. Parent systems: Proto-Sinaitic, Phoenician, Aramaic, Brāhmī, Pallavi, Mon.

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