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Postcard showing Byblos port

Phoenician cities Byblos and Sidon

Byblos, also known as Gubla, and later Gebal (in the Bible). According to Phoenician legend, Byblos was founded by the God El. Throughout time,...
Phoenicia map


Phoenicians lived in the coastal cities of the Levant, north of Palestine. Their language and culture were closely related with the western Semitic languages...
Replica of the Phoenician ship. Image source: www.pioneerexpeditions.com

Economy of Phoenicia and organization of government

Phoenicians were engaged in livestock breeding and agriculture. They created a system of terraced farming, irrigation was properly deployed on the terraces. The terraces...

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