Canaan
Canaan (/ˈkeɪnən/; Northwest Semitic knaʿn; Phoenician: 𐤊𐤍𐤏𐤍; biblical Hebrew: כנען / knaʿn; Masoretic: כְּנָעַן / Kənáʿan) was, during the late 2nd millennium BC, a region in the Ancient Near Eas...
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Phoenicia
The Phoenicians.
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Phoenicia
Phoenicia (/fɨˈnɪʃə/ or /fəˈniːʃə/; from the Greek: Φοινίκη, Phoiníkē; Arabic: فينيقية‎, Fīnīqīyah) was an ancient Semitic civilization situated on the western, coastal part ...
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Pre-history of the Southern Levant
The prehistory of the Levant includes the various cultural changes that occurred, as revealed by archaeological evidence, prior to recorded traditions in the area of the Levant. Archaeological evidenc...
Pre-history of the Southern Levant - Wikipedia
History of ancient Israel and Judah
Israel and Judah were related Iron Age kingdoms of the ancient Levant. The Kingdom of Israel emerged as an important local power by the 9th century BCE before falling to the Neo-Assyrian Empire in 722...
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Archaeology of Israel
The archaeology of Israel is the study of the archaeology of the present-day Israel, stretching from prehistory through three millennia of documented history. The ancient Land of Israel was a geograph...
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Kings of Ugarit
Ugarit (/ˌuːɡəˈriːt, ˌjuː-/; Ugaritic: 𐎜𐎂𐎗𐎚, ʼUgart; Arabic: أوغاريت‎) was an ancient port city, the ruins of which are located at what is now called Ras Shamra (sometimes written "R...
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Ammon
Ammon (Hebrew: עַמּוֹן,  Ammon,  ʻAmmôn ; "People"; Arabic: عمّون, translit.: ʻAmmūn; Greek: Αμμονιοι) is a Semitic kingdom from the Bronze Age period occupying the east of...
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Edom
Edom (/ˈiːdəm/ or /ˈiː.dʌm/; Hebrew: אֱדוֹם,  Edom,  ʼĔḏôm ; "red"; Assyrian: Udumi; Syriac: ܐܕܘܡ) or Idumea (Greek: Ἰδουμαία, Idoumaía; Latin: Idūmaea) was a Semite-inhabited histo...
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Canaanite languages
The Canaanite languages are a subfamily of the Semitic languages, which were spoken by the ancient peoples of the Canaan region, the Canaanites (including the Israelites and Phoenicians), Amorites, Am...
Moab
Moab (/ˈmoʊæb/; Moabite: 𐤌𐤀𐤁 Mʾb; Arabic مؤاب Mu'āb; Hebrew: מוֹאָב,  Mo'av,  Môʼāḇ ; "seed of father"; Greek Μωάβ Mōav; Assyrian Mu'aba, Ma'ba, Ma'ab; Egyptian Mu'ab) is the h...
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Battle of Qarqar
The Battle of Qarqar (or Ḳarḳar) was fought in 853 BC, when the army of Assyria led by king Shalmaneser III encountered an allied army of eleven kings at Qarqar, led by Hadadezer (also called Adad-idr...
Biblical Hittites
The Hittites (also Hethites) and children of Heth are a people or peoples mentioned in the Hebrew Bible. They are listed in Book of Genesis as second of the twelve Canaanite nations, descended from...
Sihon
Sihon, according to the Old Testament, was an Amorite king, who refused to let the Israelites pass through his country. The Bible describes that as the Israelites in their Exodus came to the country e...
Bêlit
Bêlit is a form of the Akkadian language word beltu or beltum (meaning "lady, mistress") as used in noun compounds; it appears in titles of goddesses, such as bêlit-ili "lady of the gods", an Akkadian...
Hannathon
Hannathon, and of the 1350-1335 BC Amarna letters, Hinnatuna, or Hinnatuni/Hinnatunu, is the Biblical city/city-state of Hannathon, (meaning: "the Gift of Grace"); in the Amarna letters correspondence...
Yursa
Yursa was a town, whose site is unknown, from the 1350-1335 BC Amarna letters correspondence. The site, a city/city-state, is possibly in central, or eastern Canaan.In the 382–letter corresponde...
Pahath-Moab
Pahath-moab (Hebrew "governor of Moab") was the ancestor of a Judahite clan that returned from the Babylonian Exile and assisted in rebuilding Jerusalem. (Ezra 2:6; 8:4; 10:30)Whether Pahath-moab was ...
List of Canaanite rulers
Canaan (/ˈkeɪnən/; Northwest Semitic knaʿn; Phoenician: 𐤊𐤍𐤏𐤍; biblical Hebrew: כנען / knaʿn; Masoretic: כְּנָעַן / Kənáʿan) was, during the late 2nd millennium BC, a region in the Ancient Near Eas...
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Zeno of Citium
Zeno of Citium (/ˈziːnoʊ/; Greek: Ζήνων ὁ Κιτιεύς, Zēnōn ho Kitieus; c. 334 – c. 262 BC) was a Greek thinker from Citium (Κίτιον, Kition), Cyprus. He was possibly of Phoenician descent,. Zeno was ...
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Zagmuk
Zagmuk, which literally means "beginning of the year", is a Mesopotamian festival celebrating the New Year. The feast fell in March or April and lasted about 12 days. It celebrates the triumph of Mard...
List of Phoenician cities

This is a list of cities of Phoenicia proper, modern-day Lebanon, coastal Syria and northern Israel/Palestine and those cities founded or developed by the Phoenicians in the Levant / Eastern Medi...
Canaanite shift
In historical linguistics, the Canaanite shift is a sound change that took place in the Canaanite dialects, which belong to the Northwest Semitic branch of the Semitic languages family. This sound cha...
Book of Ruth
The Book of Ruth (Hebrew: מגילת רות‎, Ashkenazi pronunciation: [məˈɡɪləs rus], Megilath Ruth, "the Scroll of Ruth", one of the Five Megillot) is a book of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. In the ...
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