Mainly Egypt and Mesopotamia.
It’s trading empire lasted the first half of the First Century BCE.
Phoenecian – a Semitic language.
The Phoenician Resort can be found in Scottsdale. This resort has a web page, in which you can visit to gain the information you are seeking. It is a very good resort.
the wheel and the writing tablet. 🙂
One and a half millennia.
It was based on trade, and needed efficient ships and astralnavigation.
It depended on technology because they couldn’t deliver goods across the sea to other colonies if they didn’t have technology like the wheel and sail. Furthermore, other colonies kind of depended on the Phoenicians to deliver trade across the sea…
Many Phoenician city-states were coastal, enabling them to becomeseafarers and trade around the Mediterranean.
Being expert sailors help the Phoenicians because that’s how they got around.