What seafaring people did the
ancient Greeks call the "purple people"?
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The name Phoenician comes from the Greek
phoinix, purple. The Phoenicians were so named
because they exported a famed purple wool; the dye for which they derived from
a shellfish that inhabited the coastal waters of the eastern
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