Bibliography: Phoenician-Punic period
Sulle rotte dei fenici
Acquaro, E. ed.
Catalogue of the exhibition held at Rome in the Palazzo Massimo alle Terme from april the 16th to june the 6th 1999. A lot of photographs and an introduction by Enrico Acquaro.
Electa , Milano 1999
Iscrizioni fenicie e puniche in Italia
Amadasi Guzzo, M.G.
On the phoenician and punic inscriptions found in Italy, mainly Sicily and Sardinia. The first part describes the development of the phoenician alfabet and writing, the second part describes the inscriptions, one of the most important is that of the Stele of Nora.
Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato , Roma 1990
The Phoenicians and the west
Aubet, M. E.
The Phoenicians and the West: Politics, Colonies and Trade is up to date one of the finest works on the Phoenicians of the 9th to 6th century B.C. It is written in a clear and accessible manner. Maria Eugenia Aubet is professor in Barcelona.
Cambridge University Press , Cambridge 1993
Studi sulla ceramica fenicia e punica di Sardegna
Through Libraweb obtainable standard work on Phoenician and Punic ware. This work has been an important contribution to the study on the Phoenicians and Punics in the Mediterranean.
CNR - Ist. per la Civilta Fenicia , Roma 1983
Zo leefden de Carthagers ten tijde van Hannibal
Charles-Picard, G. en C.
Translation from the french to dutch. Original title: La Vie quotidienne a Carthage au temps d'Hannibal. From the french archaeologists Gilbert en Colette Charles-Picard. This book treats mainly the later Punic period but gives some insight in the daily life.
Hollandia NV, Baarn 1960
Ciasca, A. et al.
In this book archaeologists lead you through the site of Mozia and the museum Whitaker explaining every part of the Phoenician-Punic town. With contributions by Antonia Ciasca, Aldina Cutroni Tusa, Maria Luisa Fama, Antonella Spano Giammellaro and Vincenzo Tusa
Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato , Roma 1989
Greci e Punici in Sicilia tra V e IV secolo a.C.
Congiu, Micciche, Modeo, Santagati ed.
This book contains the extracts of the IV Convegno di Studi of the Progetto Mesogheia that was held at the initiative of SiciliAntica of Caltanisetta in this town the 6th and 7th of october 2007
Salvatore Sciascia Editore , Caltanisetta-Roma 2008
De kooplieden van de Levant
Originally: The First Merchant Venturers. William Culican was lector at the university of Melbourne. This book puts the Phoenicians in the context of the Eastern Mediterranean, Egypt, Hittites and Israelites.
NV Uitgeversmij Elsevier , Amsterdam Brussel 1967
Rural Landscapes of the Punic World
Dommelen, P. van and C. G. Bellard
This book offers a comprehensive overview of rural settlement in the Punic world by bringing together and comparing evidence from across the western Mediterranean. It includes studies in Sicily and Sardinia of the past years.
Equinox Publishing Ltd , London 2008
Mozia Lilibeo. Un itinerario archeologico
A tour through Motya and Lilibaeum written by archaeologist Rosella Giglio
Anselmo Editore , Trapani 2008
Gras, Rouillard, Teixidor
Original title: L'univers Phenicien published in 1995. This is one of the main french works on the Phoenicians.
Einaudi , Torino 2000
L'avventura dei fenici
Gerhard Herm has been translated in all languages. Original title: Die Phoenizier. This version is the Italian translation.
Garzanti , Cernusco s/Navigli 1974
Original title: Karthago, published in 1995. The writer is professor Ancient History at the university of Bamberg in Germany.
il Mulino , Bologna 1999
A Phoenician-Punic Grammar
Krahmalkov, Ch. R.
Volume 54 of the Handbook of Oriental Studies, A Phoenician-Punic Grammar in which Krahmalkov analyses the grammar of Phoenician and Punic. The book contains many references to inscriptions and explanation of the meaning of words and sentences.
Koninklijke Brill NV , Leiden 2001
Itineraria Phoenicia (Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta) by E. Lipinski is about the Phoenician presence in the Mediterranean and the periplus of Pseudo-Scylax and travels of Hanno along the coast of west-Africa.
Peeters en Dep. Oosterse Studies , Leuven 2004
Phoenicians, Peoples of the Past
In the series Peoples of the Past Glenn Markoe has written this overview of the Phoenicians. This book covers a period of twelve hundred years from the Late Bronze Age to the Persian period.
British Museum Press, London 2000
Gli adoratori di Moloch
On the ritual sacrifice of children in the world of the Carthaginians and the open air sanctuary that has been called tophet by the scientists after a term found in the bible. Moscati explains what archaeological research has been providing us in answers to the existence of this ritual and what is true of the statements of the ancient writers, the discovery of Salammbo in Tunis and what Gustave Flaubert wrote.
Jaca Book , Milano 1991
In this book Moscati treats the Phoenician and Punic presence on Sardinia and Sicily before the Romans took control of the islands.
RCS Libri Spa , Milano 2000
La Bottega del Mercante
In this book Moscati describes the products that were distributed by the Phoenicians in the Mediterranean, where they came from and in which context they were found.
SEI , Torino 1996
The world of the Phoenicians
The World Of The Phoenicians (Phoenix Giants) is an interesting introduction on the history of the Phoenicians. It was written in 1965 and since then much more has become known through archaeological research, but nonetheless it remains one of the main works on the Phoenicians.
Orion Books Ltd , London 1999
Moscati, S. ed.
For the first time published for the exhibition The Phoenicians in the Palazzo Grassi at Venice (1988). Many writers have contributed to this work.
Rizzoli New York , New York 1999
Das frühe Karthago und die phönizische Expansion im Mittelmeerraum
Complete title: Das frühe Karthago und die phönizische Expansion im Mittelmeerraum, Als öffentlicher Vortrag der Joachim Jungius-Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften gehalten am 31. Mai 1988 in Hamburg. The founding of Carthage discussed by Niemeyer.
VandenHoeck & Ruprecht , Gottingen 1989
Mozia, alla scoperta di una civiltà scomparsa
A fine story about the past and present of the site of Mozia, ancient Motya, by the journalist Gaia Servadio. She tells the story of Motya from the first Phoenician-Punic origin to the last excavations by archaeologists, of the family Whitaker who possessed the island of San Pantaleo and of the people that took at hart to preserve the site for posterity.
Dario Flaccovio Editore , Palermo 2003
Motya. Nel mondo dei Fenici
Volpi, A. & Toti, M.P.
In the series Storia Cultura Arte Archeologia La Medusa Editrice has published this work on Motya, the Riserva Naturale dello Stagone and the Museum Whitaker. It gives a good overview of what is known from Motya.
La Medusa Editrice , Marsala 2004