Sites & cities that bear the name of Phoenice


Today in : Albania
First trace of activity : ca. 5th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Φοινίκη, Phoenike, Finiq, Finiqi, Φοινίκη, Finiki, Phinikoupolis

Description : Phoenice was an ancient Greek city in Epirus and capital of the Chaonians. It was also the location of the Treaty of Phoenice which ended the First Macedonian War, as well as one of the wealthiest cities in Epirus until the Roman conquest. During the early Byzantine period, Phoenice was the see of a bishopric. The city is an archaeological park of Albania and is located on a hill above a modern town which bears the same name, Finiq, in modern southern Albania.

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