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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