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‘Poenicus’ Meant ‘Dark skin’ or ‘Phoenician’

‘Poenicus’ Meant ‘Dark skin’ or ‘Phoenician’

Source: A Dictionary of World History (Oxford Quick Reference) 2018 A.D. Note: Page 542 of the source. This source confirms the notion that dark-skinned peoples existed within the Phoenician ranks due to the word 'Poenicus' meaning 'dark skin' or 'Phoenician'. Based upon all of the evidence we have acquired regarding the Phoenicians on this website, Poenicus relating to dark skinned Phoenicians makes perfect sense. Not all of the Phoenicians were dark-skinned, but many of them were.
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