Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC

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2.1.13. Phoenicians on Ibiza
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The basis for  Phoenician expansion was seafaring. Settlements were established at good anchorages where supplies were guaranteed and profitable commercial contacts possible. By virtue of its geographical position, the island of  Ibiza (‘ybšm; Greek Ébusos; cf. Diod. Sic. 5,16,2 f.; Sil. Pun. 3,362; [8]; the largest of the Pityusic Islands,  Pityússai nȇsoi: BNP Atlas 71) near the Balearic Islands of  Mallorca and  Menorca (Baliares maior et minor: Barrington Atlas 27), which had been inhabited since the Chalcolithic Period, provided just such a base in the…

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Marzoli, Dirce, “2.1.13. Phoenicians on Ibiza”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC, English edition by John N. Dillon; Translated by Duncan A. Smart (2018). Original German-language edition: Frühgeschichte der Mittelmeerkulturen: Historisch-archäologisches Handbuch. Herausgegeben von Anna-Maria Wittke. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 10. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2015). Consulted online on 22 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_005448>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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