Questions tagged [phoenician]
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Why was phoenician Melqart identified with Heracles?
From the Wikipedia article on Melkart: To the Greeks and the Romans, who identified Melqart with Hercules, he was often distinguished as the Tyrian Hercules. What attributes did they share for this ...
The Phoenician Months MTN and P'LT
I'm doing some research into the names of the months in the Phoenician calendar. I have a theory that all but three of the names have ties to the Phoenician pagan practices, but don't have evidence ...
Why was Baal Hammon identified with Cronus/Saturn?
Greeks identified the Carthaginian Baal Hammon with Cronus, and Romans, in turn, with Saturn. Why was that? Did Baal Hammon share any attributes with Cronus/Saturn?
What Phoenician story could be the inspiration of the cosmic story of five Titanes?
This is from Bleh's answer (quoting theoi.com): The cosmic story of five Titanes--four holding the corners of heaven--may be Phoenician in origin. What Phoenician story could be the basis for the ...