Ancient History Of The Phoenicians

Lessons Learned from Carthage: Violation of the Principles and the Phoenician Blueprint Lives On

Posted by: Rita George on April 29, 2015 - Leave a comment

A small number of people who founded Carthage shattered the Principles of Equality and Privacy and chose to place conservation of their own wealth and interests above their commitment to the Phoenician society.  This departure from... [Read More]

Carthage: Destruction of the Phoenician Empire--Part 3

Posted by: Rita George on April 22, 2015 - Leave a comment

The Phoenicians had faced warlike neighbors and conquerors in the past but they had always adhered to the Seven Principles—the Phoenician Blueprint—which created a unified force field which allowed them to experience peace an... [Read More]

Money Speaks: The Expansion of Even Greater Wealth in Carthage--Part 2

Posted by: Rita George on April 15, 2015 - Leave a comment

Carthage’s enormous wealth allowed their city to become the crucial gathering point for Phoenician trade in the Mediterranean.  A lucrative trade business flourished with the introduction of gold, silver and other items from S... [Read More]

Elissa and the Founding of Carthage--Part 1

Posted by: Rita George on April 08, 2015 - Leave a comment

Harmony reigned for 2,500 years with the Phoenicians until a small group of wealthy Phoenicians wanted to live in lavish estates with villas and vineyards.   A dispute arose and it caused a major break from one of the long held... [Read More]

Our Lady: Temples of Worship in Ancient and Modern Times

Posted by: Rita George on March 18, 2015 - Leave a comment

Images of women, as the source of all good, were celebrated by indigenous cultures in ancient times.  Deep respect for women was linked to deep reverence for Mother Nature.  As discussed in past articles, the Phoenician’s... [Read More]

Aphrodite Comes to the Phoenician Colony of Cyprus

Posted by: Rita George on March 11, 2015 - Leave a comment

When the Phoenicians needed to expand because of their population growth, they developed one of the earliest colonies on the large island of Cyprus.  It was easy to reach since it was 120 miles off the coast of Byblos, the original... [Read More]

Crete and Phoenicia Merge into the Minoan Culture

Posted by: Rita George on January 21, 2015 - Leave a comment

Present day excavations at archeological digs along with recent historical discoveries have shed new light on the Minoan Civilization.  The bottom line:  the Phoenicians who emigrated by ship from Lebanon to Crete around 2000 B... [Read More]

The Maltese: Kindred Spirits of the Phoenicians

Posted by: Rita George on January 14, 2015 - Leave a comment

As the Phoenicians expanded their trade and continued venturing west in the Mediterranean Sea, they discovered the small island of Malta.  You can image how surprised they were to learn that the people who lived on Malta were peacef... [Read More]

The Wall Paintings at Santorini Reflect Phoenician Life

Posted by: Rita George on January 07, 2015 - Leave a comment

As the Phoenicians expanded their trade around 2,300 BC, they needed an outpost in the Aegean.   Santorini, which is 120 miles off the coast of Greece, was a small Island with few native people because of a large active volcano... [Read More]

Phoenix Rising and the Phoenicians

Posted by: Rita George on November 18, 2014 - Leave a comment

The legend of Phoenix Rising grew out of the long history of the Phoenician people who created miraculous comebacks and it still thrives in modern day Lebanon and current culture.  The legend is connected to the mysterious bird know... [Read More]

Destruction of the Phoenician Trading Venture after 3000 Years

Posted by: Rita George on November 12, 2014 - Leave a comment

Seven Principles formed a solid foundation for the Phoenicians to operate as a cohesive society, united behind the Phoenician Blueprint.  All of the Seven Principles were interconnected—a Blueprint—think one gigantic soc... [Read More]

Phoenicians Awesome ability to Survive and Thrive around Warlike Neighbors

Posted by: Rita George on November 05, 2014 - Leave a comment

New discoveries of the ancient history of the Phoenicians provide modern day societies with clues on how to form partnerships and negotiate mutually beneficial alliances to resolve and avoid conflicts.  You can read the lengthy stor... [Read More]

Ancient History of the Phoenicians: Initiation of Youth

Posted by: Rita George on October 29, 2014 - Leave a comment

Being a member of the Phoenician society and belonging to this unique community meant that all members of the society would live by the Seven Principles—the Phoenician Blueprint—regardless of what continent or town they resid... [Read More]

Ancient History of the Phoenicians: The Power of a Global Phoenician Community--Part 3

Posted by: Rita George on October 08, 2014 - Leave a comment

The ancient Phoenicians understood that we have the power within to create reality through our intent, values and actions.  They also understood the power of the human heart; that there is energy around every person’s heart an... [Read More]

Ancient History of the Phoenicians: The Power of the Seven Principles--Part 2

Posted by: Rita George on October 01, 2014 - Leave a comment

The First Principle:  International Trade—the economic growth of most societies is interdependent upon each other along with the financial stability of the world economy.  But, international trade is not benefiting everyo... [Read More]

Ancient History of the Phoenicians: The Power of a Coherent Blueprint --Part 1

Posted by: Rita George on September 24, 2014 - Leave a comment

The Phoenicians’ success in creating peace and prosperity is linked to their deep knowing that all Seven Principles—the Phoenician Blueprint—were interconnected and the glue which held their culture together for 3000 ye... [Read More]

Ancient History of the Phoenicians

Posted by: Rita George on September 17, 2014 - Leave a comment

Groundbreaking new research about the ancient history of the Phoenicians discovered that Seven Principles formed a solid foundation for the Phoenicians to operate as a cohesive society for 3000 years.  I believe their commitment to... [Read More]