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Author Peckham, Brian
Title Phoenicia : Episodes and Anecdotes from the Ancient Mediterranean
Imprint Winona Lake : Pennsylvania State University Press, 2014
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Note Intro -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- List of Maps -- Preface -- Abbreviations -- General -- Reference Works -- Introduction -- Canaan in the Eleventh and Tenth Centuries b.c.e.: The Origin of the Phoenicians -- The Canaanites: The Alphabet, Literature, and Literacy -- Canaan: The Land and the People, the Townships and Territories -- Tyre, Sidon, and Byblos -- The Phoenician City-States Receive and Transmit Knowledge: The Ninth Century b.c.e. -- The Inland Cities in Relation to the City-States -- Phoenicia, Syria, and Anatolia: The Effects of National States on the City-States -- Cyprus and the West: The Effects of Phoenician Travel Westward -- The Phoenician Discovery of the Mediterranean World: A Result of the Pax Assyriaca in the Eighth Century b.c.e. -- The Mainland Phoenician Cities: Sidon and the Neo-Assyrian Empire -- The Mainland Phoenician Cities: Tyre and the Neo-Assyrian Empire -- The Western Mediterranean -- Malta -- Italy -- Carthage -- Sicily -- Sardinia -- Spain -- Conclusion: The Phoenicians in the Mediterranean -- The World of Tyre in the Seventh Century b.c.e. -- Tyre and Its Worldwide Economy -- Mainland Phoenicia in "Cooperation with Assyria" -- Tyre in the Western Mediterranean -- Conclusion -- The Sixth-Century Phoenician World Becomes a Differentiated Semitic and European World -- Tyre between the Babylonians and the Egyptians -- Sidon and the Dynasty of ʾEshmunʿazor -- The Southern Mainland between Phoenicia and Arabia -- The Syrian Coast: Influenced by Cyprus, Greece, Egypt, and Persia -- Cyprus: Cypriot Culture Begins to Come into Its Own -- The Western Mediterranean Becomes Increasingly Carthaginian -- Conclusion -- The Carthaginian World of the Fifth and Fourth Centuries b.c.e.: Between the Persians and the Greeks -- Byblos: The Šiptibaʿal Dynasty Continues
Tyre and Vicinity on the Island: From a Monarchy to a Republic -- The Tyrian Mainland: In the Path of Persians, Greeks, and Egyptians -- Sidon: What We Know from Art, Religion, and Coins -- The Northern Coastal Towns: Common Sense and Syrian Influence -- Cyprus and Its Small Kingdoms -- Egypt Is Influenced by the Greeks and Cypriots -- Malta Remains Traditional -- Sicily Is Carthaginian -- Sardinia between Carthage and Rome -- Conclusion -- Index of Authors -- Index of Scripture -- Index of Geographical Names
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Peckham, Brian Phoenicia : Episodes and Anecdotes from the Ancient Mediterranean Winona Lake : Pennsylvania State University Press,c2014 9781575061818
Subject Phoenicians -- History
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