But had the threat of the Black Phoenicians in Sicily
Phoenicia was an ancient civilization dating back to approximately 1200 BCE and lasting until 333 BCE. Phoenicia was based in what is now Lebanon, Palestine/Israel, and Syria.
Here, Ras Kass says that even though Rome conquered Egypt and Greece, the “Black Phoenicians” still posed a threat to invade the Roman city of Sicily. However, genetic studies have since established that the Phoenicians were most likely white.
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