In a deity essentially Greek, a Phoenician colonist may discover something familiar, and claim an ancestral god.
He is generally considered to have been of Phoenician origin.
We may also compare the Cabeiric brethren in Phoenician tradition.
The third of the Phoenician plains, as we proceed from south to north, is that of Tyre.
The Maltese cross, a Phoenician emblem, was discovered cut on a rock in the island from which it takes its name.
They have the massive character of all early Phoenician architecture.
They had colonies even in Spain, where in very early times Phoenician traders had gone to obtain gold and silver.
The island of Sardinia has furnished a prodigious number of Phoenician seals.
In Persia devices of all kinds were adopted according Phoenician.
Some remains of swords, probably Phoenician, have been found in Sardinia.
late 14c., from Middle French phenicien, from Latin Phoenice, from Greek Phoinike "Phoenicia" (including Carthage), perhaps literally "land of the purple" (i.e., source of purple dye, the earliest use of which was ascribed to the Phoenicians by the Greeks). Identical with phoenix (q.v.), but the relationship is obscure. In reference to a language from 1836; as an adjective from c.1600.