The Colonizing of the Mediterranean from the East, 625 BC
This map follows the flow of settlements in the Mediterranean in 8th and 7th centuries BC. Dotted on the map are indications of Phoenician and Greek colonies and trading posts, which correlate with the reach of Phoenician and Syrian goods, as well as the Greek orientalizing styles. The Phoenicians Phoenicians were major traders during this time, with trading posts all over the Mediterranean, carrying with them the culture of each individual Mediterranean empire, from the Egyptians to the Greeks. .
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