Kings of Phoenicia and Tyre

Reign

Name

Years

Comment

 

 

 

 

2250

Aether,Darkness, Cloud

 

Earliest evidence for Phoenician civilisation at Tyre and Sidon.

2225

Anaimos+Desire

 

 

2200

Mot

 

 

2175

Zophasemin, Light, Beelsamen (sun or Zeus), Moon, Stars, Constellations

 

 

2150

Anaimoi (Notos, Boreas, Zyferos, Xanthos)

 

 

2150

Colpias+Baau (night)

 

 

2125

Aeon+Protogonus

 

 

2100

Genos, Genea

 

 

2075

Light, Fire (Ishat), Flame (Zabib)

 

 

2050

Cassius, Libanus, Antilibanus, Brathy

 

 

2025

Memrumus, Hypsurannius, Ousous

 

Tyrian temple pillars erected by Hypsurannius 69 generations before Herodotus

1975

Agreus, Halieus

 

 

1950

Chrysor Hephaestus (Zeus Meilichios)

 

 

1925

Technites, Geinos Autochthon

 

 

1900

Agros, Agrueros (Agrotes)

 

 

1875

Aletae, Titans

 

 

1850

Amynos, Magus

 

 

1825

Misor (straight), Sudac (just)

 

 

1786

Taautas, Dioscuri Cabeiri Corybantes Samothraces

 

 

1758

Elioun, Beruth

 

 

1740-c.1683

Epigeius (Autochthon / Uranus), Ge

 

1722 Cainan reigns after Enos

1715-1658

Elus Kronos, Baetylus,

 

 

1715

Dagon (Siton, Zeus Arotrios),

 

 

1715

Hermes Trismegistus (Taautas), Eloim Kronii, Persephone?, Athena?

 

 

-1710

Atlas

 

 

-1705

Sadidus

 

 

1705

Desire, Love, Titanides or Artemides

 

 

1701

Astarte Aphrodite, Ehea, Dione, Eimarmene and Hora

 

 

1697

Zeus Demarus, Pontus (Yam), Adodus (Baal-Hadad)

 

 

1693-1673

Muth (Mot)

 

 

1683

Kronos, Zeus Belus, Apollo, Asclepius (Eshmun)

 

 

1680

Melcathrus Herakles

 

c.1675-c.1658 Thuty (Tauthus) rules over Egypt

1672

Athena

 

 

1665

Nereus, Sidon ?

 

 

1658

Cabeiri

 

 

1628

Pontus, Typhon

 

 

1596

Poseidon, Sidon ?

 

 

1571-1520

Agenor

 

c.1560 Cainan reigns after Ham

1520-1470

Phoenix ?

 

1532 Cainan reigns after Arphaxad

1470-1437

Agenor

 

 

1437-1420

Phoenix (Chna)

 

Phoenician Dynasty

1437

Celix (Eisirius), Cadmus, Thasos

 

Cadmus searches for Europe

c.1399-1374

 

 

Temple of Thasian Herakles built on Thasos (Hdts.) during the reign of Eri-Aku aka. biblical Arioch king of Ellaser, Erichthonius king of Troy and Pontus.

 

<unknown kings>

 

 

c.1230

Aribas

 

Daughter taken to Assyria (Odyssey)

 

 

 

 

c.1210

Baal

 

Canaanites defeated by Merneptah. Contemporary of Meneleus and Arad (Balatorus)

c.1190

Sicharbas + Elissa

 

 

c.1183-1165

Pygmalion

 

Sister Elissa builds Carthage (Virgil)

 

 

 

Jabis (Sicharbas) rules over Asor

 

<unknown kings>

 

 

c.1116-1111

 

 

Jabin (Abibalus) king of Asor

 

<unknown kings>

 

 

c.1025-1000

Hiram

 

Contemporary of David 7years 6 months into reign

c.1000-975

Abibalus

 

Father of Hiram

975-941

Hiram

34

Temples rebuilt in Hiramís 11/12 year 220 years after Tyre rebuilt, 965 BC. Solomons temple completed in his 11th year, 7 years and 6 months after it was begun, 965 BC.

941-934

Baleazarus

7

Son of Hiram

934-925

Abdastartus

9

Son of Baleazarus

925-913

<unnamed>

12

One of 4 sons of Abdastartus nurse

913-901

Astartus

12

Son of Deleastartus

901-892

Aserymus

9

Brother of Astartus

892-891

Pheles

8m

Brother of Aserymus

891-859

Ithobalus (Ethbaal)

32

Priest of Astarte

859-853

Badezorus

6

 

853-844

Matgenus (Matten)

9

 

844-797

Pygmalion

47

838 Carthage Built by sister Dido/Elisa (Josephus)

797-c.772

<unknown kings>

 

 

c.772-c.739/38

Ethbaal

 

 

c.738-730/29

Hiram

 

 

c.730/29

Mattan

 

 

c.730-694

Eleuleus (LulÍ)

36

Shalmaneser V lays siege to Tyre for 5 years

701 Senacherib lays siege to Tyre for 5 years

c.702/694

Ethbaal (Tuíbalu)

 

Installed by Senacherib in Sidon after LulÍ flees Sidon

c.694

<Abd-Melkarth?>

 

 

c.680-669

Baal

 

Tyre rebels against Esarhaddon. Tyre taken by Ashurbanipal (668-627)

 

<unknown kings>

 

701-~630 Assyrian embargo on trade.

~627-599 Scyths take Asia under Madyes

+599-586

Ithobal (Ethbaal)

 

13+

Besieged by Nebuchadnesser in his 7th year

586-576

Baal

10

 

576

Ecnibalus

2m

Son of Baslacus, vassal of Nebuchadnesser

576-575

Chelbes

10m

Son of Abdeus,

575

Abbar

3m

High Priest, vassal of Nebuchadnesser

575-569

Mitgonus, Gerastratus

6

Sons of Abdelemus

569-568

Balatorus

1

Vassal of Nebuchadnesser

568-564

Merbalus

4

Vassal of Nebuchadnesser

564-544

Hiram

20

Brother of Merbalus. Cyrus becomes king of Persia and takes Tyre in Hirams 14th year

 

<unknown kings>

 

?-c.522 Evelthon in Cyprus

c.520

Hiram

 

c.522-506 Siromus in Cyprus

c.490

Matten

 

Herodotus 7.98.1 sails against Salamis

 

<unknown kings>

 

 

c.450

<Boulomenus?>

 

Takes Cyprus. Murdered by Abdemon

c.420-c.411

Abdemon

 

Driven out by Evagoras of Cyprus

c.411-373.5?

Evagoras {Cypriot}

 

Takes Tyre

 

<unknown kings>

 

Tennes king of Sidon -c.351 BC

-332

Azemilcus (Straton)

 

7 month siege by Alexander

332-c.324/12

Abdalonymus
(Ballonymus)

 

Chosen as king by Pnytagoras son of Evagoras, an ally of Alexander the Great

 

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