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Where would Phoenicia be today?
Last Updated: 10th April, 2020
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Just so, where is Phoenicia today?
Phoenicia was an ancient civilization composed of independent city-states located along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea stretching through what is now Syria, Lebanon and northern Israel.
Subsequently, question is, who were the Phoenicians and where did they live? The Phoenicians were a people who lived in what is now Lebanon. They became important around 1500 BC and remained important for hundreds of years, until at least 900 BC. This group of people had many impacts on us today. The most important of these is that we have gotten our alphabet from them.
One may also ask, where is Phoenicia in the Bible?
Phoenicia and the Bible. The ancient Phoenician city-states (principally Tyre, Sidon, Byblos, and Arwad) lay along the coast and islands of modern-day Lebanon. In the Bible they were famed as sea-faring merchants; their dyes used to color priestly vestments (Ex.
Where did the Phoenicians originally come from?
The Phoenician culture originated in the Eastern Mediterranean region of the Levant (Southern Syria, Lebanon and Northern Israel) in the 2nd millennium BCE (although this area had been settled since the Neolithic period). The Phoenicians founded the coastal city-states of Byblos, Sidon and Tyre (ancient Canaan).