03a-2 Canaanite Civilization

03a-2 Canaanite Civilization - Canaan and Phoenicia...

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Unformatted text preview: Canaan and Phoenicia Canaanite Cultures ❖ Phoenicians ❖ Aramaeans ❖ Canaanites ❖ Philistines ❖ Chronologically from 4000 BCE - 300 CE ❖ Overlaps with Israel Phoenicians and Canaanites Background ❖ Name = Egyptian Fnkhw ; Greek phoinix = “purple dye people”; Latin = Punic ❖ Iron Age Canaanites (after 1200) in costal maritime city-states on the Levant ❖ NW Semitic language Background ❖ Survive the major invasions of 12C ❖ Period of flourishing, 1M BC ❖ No political unity; separate city-states ✦ Cultural unity Major cities ❖ Tyre (DANE 303-4; EANE 5:247-50) ❖ Sidon (EANE 5:38-41) ❖ Byblos (DANE 62; EANE 1:390-4) ❖ Beirut (EANE 1:292-5) ❖ colony = Carthage {from 800} Background ❖ Name = Egyptian Fnkhw ; Greek phoinix = “purple dye people”; Latin = Punic ❖ Iron Age Canaanites (after 1200) in costal maritime city-states on the Levant ❖ NW Semitic language Background ❖ Survive the major invasions of 12C ❖ Period of flourishing, 1M BC ❖ No political unity; separate city-states ✦ Cultural unity...
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2011 for the course HIST 201 taught by Professor Sabey during the Fall '08 term at BYU.

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03a-2 Canaanite Civilization - Canaan and Phoenicia...

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