Essays Tagged: "phoenicians"

Anti-Semitism in Canada and Europe during World War 2

s supposed to be descended from Shem, Noah's son. These Semites include Jews, Arabs, Assyrians, and Phoenicians. Although there are many different Semites, the term anti-Semitism is focused on the Jew ...

(6 pages) 68 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The extroardinary life of Hannibal Barca. It gives you, the reader insite on his military atchievements and biography.

rthage, one of the most famous cities of antiquity, was founded on the north coast of Africa by the Phoenicians of Tyre (sur) in 814 B.C. The foundation of Carthage was closely followed by the establi ...

(10 pages) 60 1 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Relationship and Importance of the Phoenicians, Philistines, and Hebrews

d luxury goods and building materials. The other things that were sought after among trade were the Phoenicians' resources of tall timber, especially cedar, and their famous glass. They developed expe ... s in metal working, ivory carving, and shipbuilding, through their import and export activities.The Phoenicians were also the major inventors of the alphabet. While a "cuneiform alphabet" had already ...

(2 pages) 30 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers


ugh the possibilities are endless, it is believed to have been built by the Druids, Greeks, and the Phoenicians (5).The first stage of Stonehenge took place from 3100 B.C. to 2300 B.C. During this spa ...

(3 pages) 61 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Were the Punic Wars a phyrric victory for the Roman Republic?" - Supported with 2 argumentsand supporting facts.

ought between Rome and Carthage between 264 and 146 BCE. The Romans called the Carthaginians Poeni (Phoenicians), from which is derived the adjective "Punic." There were three Punic Wars: The first wa ...

(3 pages) 29 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

This was a short essay pertaining to the Art of Ancient Greece. I titled it "The Art of Ancient Greece."

ete. These people produced a highly sophisticated society which was influenced by the Egyptians and Phoenicians.The next period of Greek development is dubbed the Mycenaean Period; this lasted from 16 ...

(5 pages) 259 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Pyramid of Giza

son of Examyes and Cleobuline. Thales' parents are said to be from Miletus but others say they are Phoenicians. He is the person who introduced geometry to Greece. Not only did Thales study Math but ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Ancient Greece Why did the ancient Greeks Colonise

n also had many cultural effects as the Greeks learned techniques from the Egyptians as well as the Phoenicians and from the people of Lydia.Political strife was a common feature of life in most Greek ... ith other cultures and people and as a result the Greeks were taught many different techniques. The Phoenicians influenced the Greek society through their alphabet and celestial navigation. During the ...

(7 pages) 69 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Thales and Anaximander

in about 546 BCE. His parents are said by some to be from Miletus but others report that they were Phoenicians. It is reported that Thales predicted an eclipse of the Sun in 585 BC. .. Thales was muc ...

(4 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Phoenicia: Center of the Ancient Mediterranean Economy.

Many people that do not know much about the Phoenicians only know about the alphabet that they created which aided the creation of the Romantic ... ntic languages. What these people fail to realize is that that is not the only reason for which the Phoenicians should be remembered. The Phoenicians did not only create an alphabet, they created an e ... ts implementation in the Romantic languages. It is not the creation of the alphabet itself that the Phoenicians should be remembered by, it is the creation and maintenance of the trading empire that a ...

(5 pages) 39 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Strength of the Nation.

e Romans built their only temple for Jupiter on its land. Moreover, it was from its coasts that the Phoenicians spread the world's first alphabet. The word 'Lebanon' symbolized beauty, strength, and p ... ted its words of patriotic inspiration from a Lebanese writer? I think not. Apparently, just as the Phoenicians sent out the first alphabet to the world, so the Lebanese taught the peoples of the worl ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.6 Dec/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Ancient Civilizations

ian cuneiform were infinitely complex because each word had a symbol or many different symbols. The Phoenicians made a giant leap forward in simplifying writing. A phonetic alphabet has a mark for eac ...

(1 pages) 18 0 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The History Tells Us That The First Display Of European Democracy Begins, Arguably, Not In Athens But In SpartaThe History Tells Us That The First Display Of European Democracy Begins In Athens

torical sources, that there are some possibilities that a democratic regime took its roots from the Phoenicians, which inhabited in Western Asia. Some facts indicate that the Phoenicians had something ... is reasonable to suggest that some of the Greeks' political origins were also assimilated from the Phoenicians. However, a majority of political scientists concentrate their attention especially on t ...

(10 pages) 16 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Near East: Jezebel - General Information

military links with the other Near Eastern Cultures aligned with Israel’s ally.Secondly as the Phoenicians were widely established trade people, the Israelites were able to access valuable trade ...

(7 pages) 8 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt