geographical name ancient country SW Asia at E end of the Mediterranean in modern Syria & Lebanon

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  • Phoenicia — (. [cite book | last = Casson | first = Lionel | authorlink = | coauthors = | title = Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World | publisher = The Johns Hopkins University Press | date = December 1 1995 | location = | pages = 57 58 | url =… …   Wikipedia

  • Phoenicia — (Тулуза,Франция) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: 7, Boulevard Bonrepos, 31000 Тулуз …   Каталог отелей

  • Phoenicia — Phoenicia, NY U.S. Census Designated Place in New York Population (2000): 381 Housing Units (2000): 246 Land area (2000): 0.462845 sq. miles (1.198762 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.462845 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • PHOENICIA — vide PHOENICE Item nomen totius illius terrae spatii, quod a fluv. Eleuthero, iuxta mare Mediterraneum, Pelusiam usque se olim extenderat: postea vero limites contractiores facti sunt …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Phoenicia — [fə nish′ə, finē′shə; fənish′ə, ] ancient region of city states at the E end of the Mediterranean, in the region of present day Syria & Lebanon …   English World dictionary

  • Phoenicia — /fi nish euh, nee sheuh/, n. an ancient kingdom on the Mediterranean, in the region of modern Syria, Lebanon, and Israel. Also, Phenicia. See map under Tyre. * * * Ancient region, Middle East. Corresponding to modern Lebanon, with adjoining parts …   Universalium

  • PHOENICIA —    a country on the E. shore of the Levant, stretching inland to Mount Lebanon, at first extending only 20 m. N. of Palestine, but later embracing 200 m. of coast, with the towns of Tyre, Zarephath, Sidon, Gebal, and Arvad. The country comprised… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Phoenicia — noun a) the land of city states of the Phoenicians which around 1000 BC was situated on the coast of present day Syria and Lebanon, and included the cities of Tyre and Sidon. b) the trading empire of the Phoenicians which spread across most of… …   Wiktionary

  • Phoenicia —    (Acts 21:2). (See Phenicia.) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Phoenicia — Coastal territory north of Israel with Tyre and Sidon as the principal cities. There were commercial links with Israel (2 Sam. 5:11; 1 Kgs. 9:26 f.) and these led to the infiltration of Phoenician Baal worship (1 Kgs. 18:19; Isa. 65:11;… …   Dictionary of the Bible

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