Today, I’m going to take you on a journey through history where you will become familiar with one of the most interesting cities in the ancient world.
Tyre, also know as Tyrus, from the root word Tzor, meaning rock for the rocky terrain on which it was built, was a Phoenician city on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Tyre was also an island off the coast of the city. That island no longer exists. The island and city of Tyre was perfectly situated, the Tyrians were productive, laborious, and kind to travelers and traders. Tyrians invented navigation and, because they accepted all people, they were never known as a single people, but a group in possession of the best of the world.
For its position and wealth, the city has been under siege multiple times throughout the course of history. The first of these famous sieges was by Nebuchadnezzar…
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