Sardinia’s Phoenician Settlement

Sarndinia's Phoenician settlement

Ansa at FreeRebublic wrote that the Phoenicians started settling parts of Sardinia in the 8th century BC. Although initially staging posts, these soon developed into trade centres among the local peoples. And added that The native Sardinians were a peaceful farming people who quickly became friendly with the Phoenicians, as they lived inland, meaning there was no conflict over coastal land.