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The Greeks adapted the word bennu and identified it with their own word phoenix φοινιξ, meaning the colour purple-red or crimson. They came up with the word Phoenicia.


The Phoenicians traded a purple-red dye of the same name. The people were named for the dye that they traded.

and it also is a Persian myth .. which they call it ققنوس .

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