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The Phoenicians

Author: Sabatino Moscati
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This detailed study reveals the history, culture, craft and identity of the Phoenicians, a culture thriving in the Mediterranean region around 1000 BC. They were great sailors and traders which  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Zborniki
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sabatino Moscati
ISBN: 1850435332 9781850435334
OCLC Number: 445609517
Notes: Izv. nasl.: I Fenici.
Description: 670 str. : ilustr. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Phoenician civilization: a civilization rediscovered, Sabatino Moscati; who were the Phoenicians?, Sabatino Moscati; territory and settlements, Sabatino Moscati; the origins in the East, Sandro Filippo Bondi; the course of history, Sandro Filippo Bondi; colonization of the Mediterranean, Sabatino Moscati; the Carthaginian Empire, Sabatino Moscati; Hannibal's expedition, Giovanni Brizzi; ships and navigation, Piero Bartoloni; commerce and industry, Piero Bartoloni; the question of the alphabet, Giovanni Garbini; beliefs and religious life, Sergio Ribichini; political and administrative, Sandro Filippo Bondi; army, navy and warfare, Perio Bartoloni. Part 2 The great areas: Phoenicia, Antonia Ciasca; Cyprus, Vassos Karageorghis; North Africa, M'Hamed Fantor; Sicily, Vincenzo Tusa; Malta, Antonia Ciasca; Sardinia, Enrico Acquaro; Spain, Maria Eugenia Aubet Semmler. Part 3 The world of art: arts and crafts, Sabatino Moscati; city planning and architecture, Sandro Filippo Bondi; statuary, Sabatino Moscati; sarcophagi, Sabatino Moscati; stone reliefs, Sabatino Moscati; stelae, Sabatino Moscati; terracotta figures, Anna Maria Bisi; masks and protomes, Antonia Ciasca; jewellery, Giovanna Pisano; scarabs and amulets, Enrico Acquaro; ivory and bone carving, Maria Luisa Uberti; bronzes, Enrico Acquaro; metal bowls, Sabatino Moscati; painting, Maria Giulia Amadasi Guzzo; ostrich eggs, Sabatino Moscati; coins, Enrico Acquaro; glass, Maria Luisa Uberti; pottery, Piero Bartoloni. Part 4 The Phoenicians and the world outside: substrata and adstrata, Sabatino Moscati; Phoenicians and Egyptians, Sergio Pernigotti; Phoenicians and Etruscans, Enrico Acquaro; the "youth of Motya", Vincenzo Tusa; orientalizing art, Sabatino Moscati; the Phoenicians as seen by the ancient world, Federico Mazza; Dido and her myth, Sergio Ribichini; did the Phoenicians land in America?, Maria Giulia Amadasi Guzzo.
Other Titles: I Fenici.
Responsibility: under the scientific direction of Sabatino Moscati.


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