Alternate History

Phoenicia (No 602 War)

42,894pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share
Phoenician Republic
Flag of Lebanon.png
Official languages French, Phoenician, Aramaic
Recognised regional languages Syriac,Greek

Phoenicia is a country in Asia, bound between the Mediterranean to the west and Syria to the east. It also borders Israel to the south.


Phoenicia has been home to a civilization of marines, merchants and entrepreneurs. However, in the 11th century it was captured by Mongols together with Syria. A Crusade has been called and the Crusaders set up a handful of states in the area.

The area saw immigration of colonists from France and Italy and later it was re-incorporated into Romania. Following the Levantine war, it came under French protection, but during the interwar period it returned to Byzantium. It gained independence as late as 1981, following a popular referendum.

Administrative divisions

  1. Laodikia
  2. Antarad
  3. Tripoli
  4. Beryt
  5. Sidon
  6. Tyre


The 5 877 000 citizens  are mostly Christian (99%), following mostly Syriac (82%) and Latin (14%) rites. The major ethnic groups include Phoenicians (70%), who were converted to Christianity by St Maron, Levantine s- descendants of the Crusaders (12%), Syriacs (12%). There is also a small Greek (3%) ,Armenian and French presence.

The official language, French is an heritage since Napoleon. The linguistic dispute between the Punic-speaking Phoenicians (49%) and Aramaic-*speaking (20%)  has been present since the Phoenician national awakening when the ancient language has been revived.

The most taught foreign languages are French and Greek.

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.