It was not the war galleys, but the merchant vessel of Phoenicia, of Tyre, and Carthage that brought them civilization and power.
The land of Phoenicia had always been a counting-house without a soul.
Carmel, the great southern headland of Phoenicia, is balanced in a certain sense by the extreme northern headland of Casius.
The plain of Marathus is, next to Sharon, the most extensive in Phoenicia.
In his reign the greatness of Phoenicia reached its zenith, just as that of the Hebrews culminated under David.
But the great range of Phoenicia, its glory and its boast is Lebanon.
Philo in his "Origines of Phoenicia" speaks constantly of kings,1447 but never of judges.
Women in Phoenicia seem to have enjoyed considerable freedom.
It appears that the first expedition of Esar-haddon was into Phoenicia.
Might not the whole of Phoenicia be in this way absorbed into the empire?
An ancient nation of the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Its territory included what are today coastal areas of modern Israel and Lebanon. The Phoenicians were famed as traders and sailors. They developed an alphabet that was eventually adapted by the Greeks and Romans into the alphabet used in writing English. In the Phoenicians' alphabet, the marks stand for individual sounds rather than for whole words or syllables, as in Egyptian hieroglyphics.
(Acts 21:2). (See PHENICIA.)