Phoenicia vs Cadmus - What's the difference?

phoenicia | cadmus |


As an adjective phoenicia

is .

As a proper noun cadmus is

(greek mythology) a phoenician prince, son of king agenor of tyre was sent by his royal parents to seek and return his sister europa after being abducted from phoenicia by zeus credited with founding greek city of thebes and inventing greek alphabet.

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phoenicia

English

Alternative forms

* Phenicia (nonstandard) * (archaic)

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • the land of city states of the Phoenicians which around 1000 BC was situated on the coast of present day Syria and Lebanon, and included the cities of Tyre and Sidon.
  • the trading empire of the Phoenicians which spread across most of the eastern Mediterranean Sea as far west as Sicily.
  • Derived terms

    * Phoenician

    cadmus

    English

    (wikipedia Cadmus)

    Alternative forms

    * Kadmos

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • (Greek mythology) A Phoenician prince, son of king Agenor of Tyre. Was sent by his royal parents to seek and return his sister Europa after being abducted from Phoenicia by Zeus. Credited with founding Greek city of Thebes and inventing Greek alphabet.