The Phoenician and West Phoenician/Carthaginian world in the western Mediterranean area (9th–2nd cents. BC)
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Not only does the map cover a lengthy period (9th-2nd cents. BC), but it also brings together two separate phases of Phoenician presence in the western Mediterranean. Firstly, there is the period of early Phoenician settlements, trading posts and agrarian communities initiated and controlled by the Levantine mother-cities, notably Tyre (9th-7th/6th cents.). Secondly, what …

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Wittke, A.-M., Niemeyer, H.G. and Sommer, M., “The Phoenician and West Phoenician/Carthaginian world in the western Mediterranean area (9th–2nd cents. BC)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 3 : Historical Atlas of the Ancient World, English edition by Christine Salazar (2010). Original German-language edition: Historischer Atlas der antiken Welt. Herausgegeben von Anne-Maria Wittke,Eckhart Olshausen und Richard Szydlak. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 3. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 24 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps3_BNPA070>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20091241



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