Banking, Trade & Commerce In Ancient Phoenicia

The kingdoms of ancient Phoenicia are remembered for maritime trading networks that made them wildly prosperous. Through banking and commerce, they maintained economic hegemony in the Mediterranean for a millennium.

Dec 25, 2020By Michael Arnold
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By Michael ArnoldMichael is a contributing writer and former world traveler whose hometown is New York City. He spent the majority of 2019 exploring Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa. And currently, he’s studying for a masters degree in Ancient Mediterranean Archaeology at the University of Pavia in Italy. In his spare time, Michael enjoys researching and writing about art, history, and archaeology with a focus on the ancient world.