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

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2.3.22. Phoenicians on Sicily
(3,584 words)

A. Earliest foundations

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Sicily (2.3.21.) was already of interest to groups from the eastern Mediterranean by the beginning of the 1st millennium. These sporadic contacts have been interpreted as results of the westerly explorations of the  Phoenicians following BA Mycenaean routes [389–92] (BNP Atlas 31). Alternatively, they have been read as arising from early vi…

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Spatafora, Francesca, “2.3.22. Phoenicians on Sicily”, 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 16 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_006464>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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