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    The Phoenicians also known as Canaanites were people around 1,500-65 BCE who lived in Phoenicia. Phoenicia was an ancient civilization that held some of the best sailors and a strong army in the time. They actually also made a writing system to help them with trading but, soon after the Greeks actually took from them. Since, they were such good sailors they controlled trade in much of the Mediterranean Sea from 1,100 to 800 and they helped accomplish that by spreading rumors about monsters in the sea. Because they controlled trade they could make people trade with them in order for them to become more wealthy, A reason they were good sailors is because they had cedar and cedar was one of the best resources to make a sturdy ship. `Phoenicia…

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    Phoenicia started around 3000 BC. Not to much is known from that time period about the Phoenicians. The Egyptians controlled and maintained the control of Phoenicia for a long time. By the 14th Century, Egypt lost that hold. Phoenicia was politically unstable. Phoenicia had two great cities at the time, Tyre and Sidon. As it has already been discussed, the Phoenicians were known for their stunning ability to trade and that was well known by 2000 BC. During the 13th century Phoenicia experienced…

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    The Phoenicians were located in the northern part of Canaan. What is known about the Phoenicians comes from the Bible, the writings of other ancient people, the ruins of their cities and ships. The Phoenicians were part of a large group known as the Canaanites. The Canaanites came from the south and east part of the desert in Canaan. The Phoenicians wandered from pasture to pasture known as herders. Phoenicians built cities and towns along a narrow strip of land between the mountains and the sea…

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    Phonesian’s economy was based off of different items special to their homeland. They traded and used coins made of many types of metal. Phoenicians participated in three different types of trading. They exported materials, mostly cedar, from their homeland in Lebanon. They earned transport and middleman fees from the process of shipping items, like silver and controlled supply markets in the places they were in charge of. A popular item they traded was luxurious purple cloth. This was very…

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    Introduction Founded in Northern Africa around 813 B.C. by Phoenician merchants, Carthage grew exponentially into a vast empire that dominated trade in the Mediterranean and at its height rivaled the power of Rome (Mark, 2011). Subsequently, this rivalry resulted in Carthage and Rome waging war for control of the Mediterranean (Mark, 2011). For my written assignment for this unit, I will trace how Carthage came to rival Rome, the strengths of both and how their conflict led to Rome becoming a…

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    Carthage College was founded in 1847 as a private liberal arts institution in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Located directly on the scenic shores of Lake Michigan, It provides an idyllic location for higher education yet remains accessible from two major urban centers, Milwaukee and Chicago. The Carthage College Choir, founded in 1927, began as a small a capella group which exclusively performed sacred music. Now, nearly 90 years later, the choir is a celebrated component of Wisconsin’s cultural landscape…

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    Ancient Phoenicia was a geographically positioned that led to great wealth and spread its influence through trade. Geography played a very important role in the empire's growth. I am going to explain the land location, trading, and defensive positions of Phoenicia. Ancient Phoenicia was near the water, which made it the ideal location for a trading hub. It was north of Canaan which is modern day is Palestine and the coastal area of modern day Gaza.This allowed Phoenicia to expand into a…

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    Jezebel’s was born into royal cosmopolitan arrogance and prosperity in Tyre, along the coast of Phoenicia at the beginning of the ninth century. Her father was the King Ethbaal of the Zidonians, and he was the high priest of Baal worship. (Baal was the official religion of Phoenicia at the time of the ninth century.) According to historical and archaeological studies, Jezebel lived an extravagant spoiled life full of vibrant textiles, and the education taught by the best Phoenician tutors money…

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    The ASU Tempe campus certainly hosts several restaurants, to meet up with the multicultural students in the school, including my humble self who is an international student from Nigeria, and a Yoruba man to be precise, if you ask anyone who is familiar with the tribe where I am from, one thing they’ll tell you for sure is that we are known to have a voracious appetite, and we eat homemade food. With no intent to brag, but as a statement of fact, I do justice to African dishes when I cook, this…

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    He saw that it was not a statue, but a woman, and asked her why she was chained to the rock. "My name is Andromeda", she replied, "and I have been punished because of my vain mother. She boasted that I was more beautiful than the Nereids. Poseidon was angered and said that I must be sacrificed to a sea monster," she said. Even as she spoke a monster rose from the sea. Perseus pulled Medusa's head out of the bag; the sea monster turned to stone and crumbled to pieces. Perseus cut Andromeda's…

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