Usage Ancient Greek
Scripts Φοινίκη(Ancient Greek)
Other Forms FormsPhoenike
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Meaning & History
Phoenice or Phoenike was an ancient Greek city in Epirus and capital of the Chaonians.45 It was also the location of the Treaty of Phoenice which ended the First Macedonian War,6 as well as one of the wealthiest cities in Epirus until the Roman conquest.Also an Ancient Greek name for Polaris (the north or pole star).