THE ARRIVAL OF THE PHOENICIAN
The phoenician, navigators and traders from Lebanon, founded Palermo in the 10th
century A.D.(before Christ) upon their arrival they found a fertile valley grossed by two
rivers the Kemonia, and the Papireto. Due to its strategic position they decided to etablish
a port-city namimg it ”zyz”(flower). This marked the birth of the trading port in the heart
of the Mediterranean sea.