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  • adj. Alternative form of Phoenician.
  • n. Alternative form of Phoenician.


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  • Besides, the term Phenician was not a name, but a title: which was assumed by people of different parts; as I shall shew.

    A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I.

  • Hence the “abacus” or counting table derived from the Gr., a slab (or in Phenician “sand”), dust or sand in old days having been strewed on a table or tablet for school-boys’ writings and mathematical diagrams.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • In a gabbard he barqued it, the boat of life, from the harbourless Ivernikan Okean, till he spied the loom of his landfall and he loosed two croakers from under his tilt, the gran Phenician rover.

    Finnegans Wake

  • This was the counsel given by Bias of Priene after the Ionians had been ruined; but a good counsel too was given before the ruin of Ionia by Thales a man of Miletos, who was by descent of Phenician race.

    The History of Herodotus

  • Thera, but formerly was called Callista, descendants of Membliaros the son of Poikiles, a Phenician: for Cadmos the son of Agenor in his search for Europa put in to land at the island which is now called Thera; and, whether it was that the country pleased him when he had put to land, or whether he chose to do so for any other reason, he left in this island, besides other Phenicians,

    The History of Herodotus

  • Hellenes before this time; and at first they brought in those which are used by the Phenician race generally, but afterwards, as time went on, they changed with their speech the form of the letters also.

    The History of Herodotus

  • Likewise also he entered into the temple of Hephaistos and very much derided the image of the god: for the image of Hephaistos very nearly resembles the Phenician

    The History of Herodotus

  • These in old time were called Hypachaians, and they got their later name from Kilix the son of Agenor, a Phenician.

    The History of Herodotus

  • Phenician ship an image of Apollo overlaid with gold, he inquired from whence it had been carried off.

    The History of Herodotus

  • These Phenician mines are in that part of Thasos which is between the places called Ainyra and Koinyra and opposite

    The History of Herodotus


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