The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance
by Gavin Menzies
***I found the hype to this book fascinating. Let me know how you like it.
And one thing I remember reading about the Phoenicians was a National Geographic article back in the 1970’s. They were real strong seafarers. I think one of the things I recall from that (other than we get our alphabet from them) is that they would prepare for long sea journeys by drinking sea water for several days before embarking. But memory gets fuzzy over the years, so I may have heard that tidbit elsewhere.
Aug 1974 - 75 Matthews, Samuel W. “The Phoenicians Sea Lords of Antiquity,” Washington, DC: National Geographic, August 1974, p. 165. Also: LL Orlin. Tyre. Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia.
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Aug 1974 - Notice what SW Matthews, writing in National Geographic, Aug. 1974, p. 165, stated: “...today the Phoenicians’ Tyre lies buried beneath these paving stones and columns of a Roman metropolis. Only a small dig reaches down to the lost world of the Phoenicians.”Both Roman Tyre and modern Sur are located on top of the site of the biblical Tyre. Notice what SW Matthews, writing in National Geographic, Aug. 1974, p. 165, stated: “...today the Phoenicians’ Tyre lies buried beneath these paving stones and columns of a Roman metropolis. Only a small dig reaches down to the lost world of the Phoenicians.” And where do the Roman ruins lie? They lie under the city of Sur and to the south of it. It appears that many of Ezekiel’s statements ... Show more Show less
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Aug 1974 - Matthews, Samuel W. “The Phoenicians, Sea Lords Of Antiquity,” National Geographic Magazine, August 1974.
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Aug 1974 - National Geographic, 1974 August. Samuel W. Mathews, Winfield Parks and Robert C. Magis. The Phoenicians, Sea Lords of Antiquityl>l.
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Aug 1974 - Elissa Rudolph sends this wonderful History of Elissa, taken from the August 1974 National GeographicThe Phoenicians, Sea Lords of Antiquity... In the harbor of ancient Tyre in southern Lebanon, the fisherman chant “El—eee—sa, El—eee—sa,” as they haul in their nets...
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