The Phoenicians

The Phoenician-Persian Connection

How an alliance of two great Middle Eastern powers came to dominate the region.

The Phoenician Alphabet and Writing System

The advances made by the Phoenicians in the development of writing.

The Decline and Fall of the Phoenician Civilization

The last days of the once-mighty Phoenician civilization.

Phoenician Navigation and Seafaring

The nautical prowess that lay at the heart of the success of the Phoenicians.

The Phoenician Religious Beliefs

The religious beliefs and practices followed by the Phoenician people.

Phoenician Colonies

How the Phoenicians spread their influence far and wide.

The Phoenician Civilization: An Overview

An introduction to the great Levantine civilization.

The Phoenician Economy and Trade

How this seafaring people built and maintained a powerful economy.