The Phoenician Alphabet

LAU-Louis Cardahi Foundation Headquarters, Byblos

The LAU-Louis Cardahi Foundation is hosting an exhibition of 20 Phoenician alphabet statues, as part of the Intercultural Dialogue of the Mediterranean Hispanic-Lebanese Encounter IBEROS-FENICIOS, Days of the Spanish Network of the Phoenicians’ Route in Lebanon. 

The statues will remain at the foundation, which is open on weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on weekends from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m..

The exhibition is open to the public. 


10:30 a.m. - Word of Welcome by Dr. Rachid Chamoun, director of the LAU-Louis Cardahi Foundation, and Launching of the Phoenician Alphabet exhibition “A Contemporary Living Culture.” Presentation by Nayla Romanos

11:00 a.m. - Documentary: History and role of LCF

11:30 a.m. - Lecture “Invention of the Alphabet” by Dr. Marc Abi Abdallah

12:00 p.m. - Lunch

1:30 p.m.   - Visit to the city and the heritage site

3:30 p.m.   - Organizational meeting at the Foundation in Byblos.