Phoenicia: History of a Civilization

Phoenicia: History of a Civilization

by George Rawlinson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1845110196

ISBN-13: 9781845110192

Pub. Date: 07/22/2005

Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited

A Re-Issue of a Classic!

George Rawlinson's classic account of the Phoenicians, one of the most important and compelling of ancient civilizations--and one of the least familiar to the general public--is here reissued in its first paperback edition. Topics covered include "Early Phoenician Enterprise", "Rise of Tyre to the First Rank Among the

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A Re-Issue of a Classic!

George Rawlinson's classic account of the Phoenicians, one of the most important and compelling of ancient civilizations--and one of the least familiar to the general public--is here reissued in its first paperback edition. Topics covered include "Early Phoenician Enterprise", "Rise of Tyre to the First Rank Among the Cities", "Phoenicia's Contest With Assyria, and Her Position as Assyria's Tributary", "Phoenicia's Recovery of Independence", "Phoenician Manufactures and Works of Art" and "Phoenician Language, Writing and Literature". This seminal work has provided the basis for much modern scholarship on the history and archaeology of the Levant.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845110192
Publisher:
I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date:
07/22/2005
Edition description:
New
Pages:
374
Sales rank:
1,372,635
Product dimensions:
5.23(w) x 8.56(h) x 1.09(d)

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Table of Contents

Phoenicia: The Country, its Position and Products
• The People: Their Origin and Ethnic Character
• The Cities: Their Position, Principal Features and Mutual Relations
• The Colonies
• Early Phoenician Enterprise: Sidonian Rovers in Pre-Homeric Times
• Rise of Tyre to the First Rank Among the Cities: Hiram's Dealings with David and Solomon
• Ithobal and Ahab: Darker Aspect of the Phoenician Relgion
• Story of the Founding of Carthage
• Phoenicia's Contest with Assyria and her Position as Assyria's Tributary
• Phoenicia's Recovery of Independence: Her Commerce at this Period
• Phoenicia's Contest with Babylon
• The Circumnavigation of Africa, an Episode in Phoenician History
• Phoenicia under the Babylonians
• Phoenicia under the Persians
• Alexander and the Phoenicians: Siege and Destruction of Tyre
• Phoenicia under the Greeks and Romans
• Phoenician Architecture
• Phoenician Manufacturers and Works of Art
• Phoenician Language, Writing and Literature
• Index

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