Phoenician world

Sites that were part of the Phoenician cultural empire or trading world.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Byblos Phoenician city-state
Carthage Founded by the Phoenicians
Caves of Maresha and Bet Guvrin Phoenician presence (AB ev)
Crac des Chevaliers Qal'at Salah El-Din
Delos "The House of the Dolphins is similarly named from its atrium mosaic, where erotes ride dolphins; its Phoenician owner commissioned a floor mosaic of Tanit in his vestibule." (wiki)
Ibiza Port founded by Phoenician settlers in 654 BC
Kasbah of Algiers Phoenician commercial outpost
Kerkuane Important Phoenician city-state
Leptis Magna Founded by Phoenician colonists ca. 1100 BC
Medina of Sousse Founded by the Phoenicians
Sabratha Founded as a Phoenician trading-post ca. 500 BC
Tipasa Founded by the Phoenicians
Tyre Phoenician city-state


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