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Phonecians & Hebrews

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Canaan The land bridge that connected Egypt and Mesopotamia. It is now known as Lebanon and Israel.
Phoenicians The people that lived in the northern part of Canaan.
Canaanites One of two groups of Phoenicians. They were herders who wandered from pasture to pasture. They came from the desert south and east of Canaan.
Philistines One of two groups of Phonecians. They were traders and shipbuilder.
Treaties Agreements between states in which promised to supply free shipments of goods in exchange for Phoenician Independence.
Tyre The largest of the Phoenician city states. A famous cloth dying center.
Byblos An independent city-state named for the large amount of papyrus it exported.
Beirut A Phoenician city state that later became the capital of Lebanon.
Holy of the Holies A most sacred chamber in the temple where the image or scared stone of the God was kept.
Colonies Permanent settlements the Phoenicians set up on the Coast of North Africa
Carthage A settlement of the Phoenicians founded by Dido and her followers. It was located on the coast of Africa. It became a Mediterranean power, a great trading city.
The Phoenician Alphabet The greatest contribution of the Phoenician civilization. Established to make trade transactions easier to record spread to other civilizations because of Phoenician contract though trading. Most western alphabets are based upon the Phoenician alphabet.
Nomadic Wandering herders or traveling merchants. The Hebrews followed a route that started at Ur and continued through the fertile crescent.
Yahweh The Hebrew name for God. The Hebrews believed that Yahweh was the one true God and that he was just and fair.
Abraham The leader of the Hebrews that taught them to worship Yahweh. He led the Hebrews to Canaan after making a covenant with Yahweh.
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