Part 4: The Indo-European, Chapter 19: The Phoenician city-states

Part 4: The Indo-European, Chapter 19: The Phoenician city-states

Published March 12, 2011

The Phoenician temples of Amrit in Syria … One recognizes the megalithic culture of Atlantis … the resemblance is amazing lingas Asian …

DESTINATION EARTH

Book Two: The peoples

Part 4: The Indo-European

Chapter 19: The Phoenician city-states

The Canaanite

The Nubian arrived around -4900 BC and settled in a territory that goes from Sudan to the Mediterranean The Canaanites are a people édenistes Nubian They settled north of the kingdom, Egypt and Palestine To -4000, which will come the Egyptians to assimilate As the Nubian Part of northern Canaanite will then gradually leave Egypt and Palestine, to migrate northward along the coast to Syria They will gradually absorb and unify their benefit, the city states Aryan or Indo-European, bordering the eastern Mediterranean from -4000 BC See the first part of this book, chapters 12 and 13, and 21 to 26 These population movements are attested in Egyptian texts dating from the second Egyptian dynasty, circa – 2700 BC, as having taken place several centuries earlier

From city-states to Canaan

-4000 To BC, the Aryans first arrived on the east coast of the Mediterranean, to found colonies of city-states of the Thar valley They created the city-states of Byblos (Jbeil), Berytos (Beirut), Tyre (Sur), Sidon (Saida), Arvad (Arwad or antioche), Dor, Ugarit, etc. … From – 3500 BC, and throughout a millennium, the Canaanites will migrate to the cities and become part of the Aryan population One day the balance was broken in favor of the Canaanite … They then organized themselves into a confederation of city-states to unite against invasions The new kingdom of Canaan was founded … The Canaanites, mixing édenistes: Nubian, and Atlantis: Egyptian and Aryan, despite some temporary annexations, will be able to maintain a relative autonomy over the following two millennia They will use it for the rivalry between the kingdoms that will in turn lead the Middle East But their unity was still fragile, the independence of city-states

Canaan to Phoenicia

The independence of the Canaanites will be manifested mainly in their name They were called by the name of the name of their cities, and not by the term Canaanite Foreigners called the inhabitants of the federation cited: Phoenician This name comes from the Greek that called Phoenician, Greek phoinix, named for their purple dye, very popular around the Mediterranean It is obtained by boiling shellfish ovals, murex, found in abundance on the beaches At the end of the second millennium the Phoenicians were traders very famous all around the Mediterranean Thus the name of Phoenician name became their normal and usual

Tripoli Lebanon

It is a confederation of Phoenician city-states which included: Sidon, Tyre and the island city of Arwad Tripoli in Greek means: triple city Its strategic location is confirmed by the invasions it suffered Alternately it was invaded and controlled by the Assyrians, Persians, Seleucids, Romans, Seljuks, Crusaders, Mamelukes and Ottomans …

Sidon

Sidon, Saida in Arabic, or Sydwn Saidoon in Phoenician Lebanese port, was built on a promontory jutting into the sea According to legend, it’s on the beach in Sidon that Zeus kidnapped Europa, daughter of Agenor king of Tyre This was one of the largest ports in the eastern Mediterranean around the thirteenth century BC. AD Homer, in the late eighth century BC. AD, described the skill of the craftsmen of the city in the glass production and manufacture of purple dye millennium A Dakerman was updated a village surrounded by a wall over two meters thick In eight graves of adults buried in jars dating from the Bronze Age, were found Egyptian scarabs, bronze axes, cylinder seals, pottery from Cyprus, jewelry, etc. …

Tyr

Herodotus informs us in 450 BC. AD, the city was inhabited for over 2300 years, which dates its inception around 3000 BC. AD This dating is confirmed by archaeological excavations Legend has it up the discovery of the purple Tyre Foundat counters Cadiz and Carthage

Arwad

Arwad or Antioch in Pieria, Syria Island, has sites dating from around 3000 BC The island was fortified by thick walls The Assyrian king Tiglath-Pileser I, confirms the influence of the city on its sister city on the coast, also has a port Thus the connection of the city with the mainland is assured Carpenters Arwad were renowned for naval constructions They used copper plates as anti-fooling … This gave a significant advantage in their warships, unbraked in their maneuvers with algae and shells on the hull This proves not only their mastery of metallurgy and the ductility of copper, but also their marine knowledge, there are almost 6000 years … It was not until 1805 at the Battle of Trafalgar that the English will inaugurate this system! The French and the world will only do so almost a century later!

Dor

Dor is a city of Phoenicia, now located in Israel The port of Dor is mentioned in the Bible Its port has made his fortune throughout its 5000 years of history … Dor, founded by the Aryans, was occupied successively by Canaanites, the peoples of the sea, the kingdom of Israel, Phoenicians, Assyrians, Persians, Seleucids and Romans The town stands on a promontory surrounded by two natural bays sheltered, and that allowed two different anchorages, according to prevailing wind direction We use the same technique today for our airports …

Berytos

Berytos is the ancient Phoenician city of Beirut During the third millennium BC. JC, Beirut’s authority extended from the coast to the mountains The Phoenician cities, despite their commercial rivalry and military, have formed a federation governed by Byblos, Sidon and Tyre and until 7 th century BC. J.C. Between periods of independence, they knew how to use alliances: with Egypt for -1479 to -1150, with the -750 to -621 of Assyria, and Persia from -522 to -359 The Phoenician cities were able to retain their freedom of action of the third millennium BC until 332. J.C. This is the date of the fall of Tyre defeated by Alexander III of Macedonia, said the general, after seven months of siege Beirut is mentioned in the tablets of Tell el-Amarna and in the palace archives of Ugarit around 1360 BC. J.C.

Byblos

Byblos is called in the cuneiform texts Goubla The Greeks called it Byblos because it is of Gebal that the papyrus was imported in Greece This confirms the domination of Aryan and Phoenician cities on international trade since the 4th millennium BC Goubla was founded around 5000 BC. AD It was a fishing village in the Neolithic The water was supplied by a natural well In the fourth millennium BC. BC Byblos suddenly becomes a commercial port in connection with Egypt, Mesopotamia, and the Minoans of Crete Goubla exports include cedar of Lebanon, papyrus, textiles, clothing, purple, copper, metallurgical products, olive oil, wine and many other goods and raw materials The artisans of Lebanon were famous for their shipbuilding and hammering gold leaf on stone tablets An Egyptian scribe of King Sneferu to – 2500, mentions the arrival of forty ships loaded with barrels from cedars Gebal The ancient port controls two bays: one north and one south The ancient fortifications protect the tombs of kings of Byblos including that of Ahiram We discovered a sarcophagus decorated with a banquet scene and covered with inscriptions This is the oldest known text in Phoenician linear alphabet of 22 consonants Phoenician The oldest known traces of this alphabet date from the early second millennium BC

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