History of Phoenicia

Published: 1889
Language: English
Wordcount: 141,285 / 440 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 41.8
LoC Category: D
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Genre: History
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ui," Serra di Falco's "Antichità della Sicilia," Walpole's "Ansayrii," and Canon Tristram's "Land of Israel." The difficulty has been to select from these copious stores the most salient and noteworthy facts, and to marshal them in such a form as would make them readily intelligible to the ordinary English reader. How far he has succeeded in doing this he must leave the public to judge. In making his bow to them as a "Reader" and Writer "of Histories,"[4] he has to thank them for a degree of favour which has given a ready sale to all his previous works, and has carried some of them through several editions.

CANTERBURY: August 1889.


HISTORY OF PHŒNICIA

CHAPTER I

THE LAND

Phœnicia--Origin of the name--Spread of the name southwards--Real length of Phœnicia along the coast--Breadth and area--General character of the region--The Plains--Plain of Sharon--Plain of Acre--Plain of Tyre--Plain of Sidon--Plain of Berytus--Plain of M

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