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The role of the Phoenicians in the economy, culture and politics of the ancient Mediterranean was as large as that of the Greeks and Romans, and deeply interconnected with that 'classical' world, but their lack of literature and their oriental associations mean that they are much less well-known. This book brings state-of-the-art international scholarship on Phoenician and Punic studies to an English-speaking audience, collecting new papers from fifteen leading voices in the field from Europe and North Africa, with a bias towards the younger generation. Focusing on a series of case-studies from the colonial world of the western Mediterranean, it asks what 'Phoenician' and 'Punic' actually mean, how Punic or western Phoenician identity has been constructed by ancients and moderns, and whether there was in fact a 'Punic world'.

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'This stimulating, informative, and timely volume advances our understanding of the Phoenicians’ place in the western Mediterranean, and reminds us that the Greeks and Romans should not be thought of as the only owners of the 'Classical' past.'

Carolina López-Ruiz Source: Bryn Mawr Classical Review

'… the work coordinated by Quinn and Vella contributes brilliantly to the deconstruction and reformulation of ‘Punic’ (and ‘Phoenician’) identities through concepts - heterogeneity, connectivity, fluidity, negotiation, local agency and hybridism.'

Manuel Álvarez Martí-Aguilar Source: Antiquity

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