In what areas of culture did the Phoenicians become teachers of the Hellenes? Who did the Phoenicians themselves learn from?
October 31, 2020
The Phoenicians passed on to many peoples of the Mediterranean the highest achievements of the Mesopotamian civilization (Babylonia). Among them: syllabic and then alphabetical writing and written laws regulating the activities of citizens of the policy. The Phoenicians invented shipbuilding and long-distance navigation (with orientation by the stars) independently.
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