Phoenicians, the master traders and sailors of their time. Thanks! @justinsummey

Phoenicians, the master traders and sailors of their time. Thanks! @justinsummey

According to ancient classical authors, the Phoenicians were a people who occupied the coast of the Levant (eastern Mediterranean). Their major cities were Tyre, Sidon, Byblos, and Arwad. All were fiercely independent, rival cities and, unlike the neighboring inland states, the Phoenicians represented a confederation of maritime traders rather than a defined country

According to ancient classical authors, the Phoenicians were a people who occupied the coast of the Levant (eastern Mediterranean). Their major cities were Tyre, Sidon, Byblos, and Arwad. All were fiercely independent, rival cities and, unlike the neighboring inland states, the Phoenicians represented a confederation of maritime traders rather than a defined country

Deepak Traders A Tyre Shop In Hoshangabad

Deepak Traders A Tyre Shop In Hoshangabad

The Phoenicians (1500–300 B.C.) | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Phoenicians (1500–300 B.C.) | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This massive 3x6m dual-branded marquee is a perfect example of space utility. Never a dull moment underneath the Harvest and Hallmax Australian Tyre Traders marquee by Star Outdoor. It's highly informative, very efficient and a great value for money. Get a custom-branded marquee for your event at www.staroutdoor.com.au

This massive 3x6m dual-branded marquee is a perfect example of space utility. Never a dull moment underneath the Harvest and Hallmax Australian Tyre Traders marquee by Star Outdoor. It's highly informative, very efficient and a great value for money. Get a custom-branded marquee for your event at www.staroutdoor.com.au

The"round ships" or "hippo" ships typical of the the 8th century BCE. these ships were the mainstay of the trade and transport fleet of the kings of Tyre-Sidon

The"round ships" or "hippo" ships typical of the the 8th century BCE. these ships were the mainstay of the trade and transport fleet of the kings of Tyre-Sidon

Isaiah 23:8-9 “Who planned this against Tyre, the bestower of crowns, whose merchants are princes, whose traders are renowned in the earth? The Lord Almighty planned it, to bring down her pride in all her splendor and to humble all who are renowned on the earth.”  Note: *God destroyed Tyre because he hated it's peoples pride. Pride separates people from God & he will not tolerate it. We must examine our lives & remember that true accomplishment comes from our Creator.We have no reason for…

Isaiah 23:8-9 “Who planned this against Tyre, the bestower of crowns, whose merchants are princes, whose traders are renowned in the earth? The Lord Almighty planned it, to bring down her pride in all her splendor and to humble all who are renowned on the earth.” Note: *God destroyed Tyre because he hated it's peoples pride. Pride separates people from God & he will not tolerate it. We must examine our lives & remember that true accomplishment comes from our Creator.We have no reason for…

Local traders and transporters burn tyres and block the highway between Pakistan and Afghanistan to protest their treatment at the hands of custom and security forces

Pictures of the day: 9 December 2015

Local traders and transporters burn tyres and block the highway between Pakistan and Afghanistan to protest their treatment at the hands of custom and security forces

LAHORE: May15 – Man walks past burning tyres during a demonstration by traders of Akbari Mandi against prolong electricity loadshedding in the area.

LAHORE: May15 – Man walks past burning tyres during a demonstration by traders of Akbari Mandi against prolong electricity loadshedding in the area.

Source of prized Tyrian Purple dye and home base of those legendary master traders, the Phoenicians, Tyre was truly a wonder of the ancient world. The city was located on a walled island just off the coast of Lebanon and managed to thwart every siege until Alexander the Great built a causeway so his soldiers could march up to the city walls.

Source of prized Tyrian Purple dye and home base of those legendary master traders, the Phoenicians, Tyre was truly a wonder of the ancient world. The city was located on a walled island just off the coast of Lebanon and managed to thwart every siege until Alexander the Great built a causeway so his soldiers could march up to the city walls.

Purple is always such a popular colour however I didn't know that it's elite status comes from rarity and cost of the dye that was originally used to produce it. It came from the Phoenician trading city of Tyre (now Lebanon) and fabric traders got the dye from a small mollusc only found in that region. More than 9000 molluscs were needed to create just one gram of Tyrian purple! {Now wouldn't that be a good trivia question!} Since only wealthy rulers could afford to buy it purple became…

Purple is always such a popular colour however I didn't know that it's elite status comes from rarity and cost of the dye that was originally used to produce it. It came from the Phoenician trading city of Tyre (now Lebanon) and fabric traders got the dye from a small mollusc only found in that region. More than 9000 molluscs were needed to create just one gram of Tyrian purple! {Now wouldn't that be a good trivia question!} Since only wealthy rulers could afford to buy it purple became…

Angry protesters burn tyres during protest demonstration of traders community against electricity load-shedding at Gulberg area in Lahore on Friday, May 11, 2012.

Angry protesters burn tyres during protest demonstration of traders community against electricity load-shedding at Gulberg area in Lahore on Friday, May 11, 2012.

Phoenician ship (replica) - The Phoenicians were a people who occupied the coast of the Levant (eastern Mediterranean). Their major cities were Tyre, Sidon, Byblos, and Arwad. All were fiercely independent, rival cities and, unlike the neighboring inland states, the Phoenicians represented a confederation of maritime traders rather than a defined country. What the Phoenicians actually called themselves is unknown, though it may have been the ancient term Canaanite.

Phoenician ship (replica) - The Phoenicians were a people who occupied the coast of the Levant (eastern Mediterranean). Their major cities were Tyre, Sidon, Byblos, and Arwad. All were fiercely independent, rival cities and, unlike the neighboring inland states, the Phoenicians represented a confederation of maritime traders rather than a defined country. What the Phoenicians actually called themselves is unknown, though it may have been the ancient term Canaanite.

Five Millennia of History  Founded at the start of the third millennium B.C., Tyre originally consisted of a mainland settlement and a modest island city that lay a short distance off shore. But it was not until the first millennium B.C. that the city experienced its golden age.  In the 10th century B.C. Hiram, King of Tyre, joined two islets by landfill. Later he extended the city  further by reclaiming a considerable area from the sea. Phoenician expansion began about 815 B.C. when traders

Five Millennia of History Founded at the start of the third millennium B.C., Tyre originally consisted of a mainland settlement and a modest island city that lay a short distance off shore. But it was not until the first millennium B.C. that the city experienced its golden age. In the 10th century B.C. Hiram, King of Tyre, joined two islets by landfill. Later he extended the city further by reclaiming a considerable area from the sea. Phoenician expansion began about 815 B.C. when traders

Cooper Tire case: Apollo Tyres’ scrip races after US court verdict

Cooper Tire case: Apollo Tyres’ scrip races after US court verdict

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