Secrets Of The Dead: The Phoenicians
They invented the alphabet, modern navigation and introduced wine to Europe. But after the sacking of Carthage by the Romans in 146BC and the destruction of their famous library, the world was left with little evidence of Phoenicians. The Greeks and Romans describe them as unscrupulous profiteers, grubby merchants, and worse. But were they truly evil, or victims of a vicious propaganda campaign?
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