Phoenician Ship in a Storm

Illustration

Emma Groeneveld
by John Clark Ridpath, 1840-1900
published on 02 November 2018
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Artist's rendition of a Phoenician ship at sea during a storm. The Phoenicians were a great maritime people and often adorned their ships with horses' heads to honour Yamm, their god of the sea. Although Yamm could raise the seas to sink ships and send floods across the land, he could also help sailors reach their destinations safely and provided for the people of the land as long as they acknowledged and honored him.

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1840-1900, J. C. R. (2018, November 02). Phoenician Ship in a Storm. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9402/phoenician-ship-in-a-storm/

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1840-1900, John Clark Ridpath,. "Phoenician Ship in a Storm." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 02, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9402/phoenician-ship-in-a-storm/.

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1840-1900, John Clark Ridpath,. "Phoenician Ship in a Storm." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Nov 2018. Web. 16 Oct 2021.