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(Photo: mage from page 363 of "Ridpath's Universal history : an account of the origin, primitive condition and ethnic development of the great races of mankind, and of the principal events in the evolution and progress of the civilized life among men and nations 

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Title: Ridpath's Universal history : an account of the origin, primitive condition and ethnic development of the great races of mankind, and of the principal events in the evolution and progress of the civilized life among men and nations, from recent and authentic sources with a preliminary inquiry on the time, place and manner of the beginning

Year: 1897 (1890s)

Authors: Ridpath, John Clark, 1840-1900

Subjects: World history

Publisher: Cincinnati : Jones

Contributing Library: University of Pittsburgh Library System

Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation

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here note the activity of thePhoenicians as contributing to the re- 550 GREAT RACES OF MANKIND. Enterprisebrought afflu-ence and power sources of the people—to their means ofsupport. Phoenician life was the mostvaried and luxurious of theage. The market placesof the coast cities wereheaped with the resources of many na-tions, and by the consumption of thesethe people grew great and intellectual.The Phoenician mind rose to preemi-nence at an age so far removed that his-tory is unable to reach it with her faint-est taper. This small strip of seacoast, fore he could possess himself of the keyof the Phoenician coast. It was, however, the Phoenician mindrather than military resistance that gaveto the people their immemorial fame.There was a certain adroit- Mental activityness and skill for which we ^^^::iishould look in vain among antiquity,any other people of antiquity. Theywho foreran and outstripped the Greeksmust have been both intellectual andexpert above all nations of their times.

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SIDONIAN COAST BETWEEN GAZA AND ASHKELON.—Drawn by Paul Hardy, from a photograph. with its two or three principal cities, be-came the w^ealthiest and most desiredmorsel of the world. The great despot-isms of the East coveted the wealth andindustrial resources of Phoenicia. Egypt.sought ever to possess herself of so richan appanage. The kingdom of vSolo-mon and David did obeisance to Tyreand Sidon. Those cities were able tostand against the intrigues and militarypressure of great nations. The Baby-lonian kings battered at the gates foryears. Necho besieged the Tyrianstronghold. Alexander must pausehere in his career for seven months be- The Phoenicians had the reputation ofbeing the great inventors of antiquity.They w^ere the Yankees of the ancientworld! It would appear under closescrutiny that their part was rather toadapt and disseminate the intellectualachievements of other races than to orig-inate. Thus, for instance, though thePhoenicians have the fame of inventingthe alphabet,

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