Nubia And The Powerful Kingdom Of Kush
Pharaonic Egypt is arguably the most famous ancient civilization on the African continent. This does not mean, however, that it was the only ancient civilization that sprang from African soil.
Archaeologists Find The Gate To Goliath's Hometown
An archaeological dig now in its 20th year has uncovered the entrance gate to Gath, the ancient Biblical city of the Philistines and onetime home of the giant Goliath. Before the king of Damascus dest...
35 Ancient Pyramids Discovered in Sudan Necropolis
Built during the height of the Kush Kingdom, a group of 2000-year-old pyramids resemble French formal gardens
Elam
Elam was an ancient civilization located in what is now southwest Iran. Elam was centered in the far west and the southwest of modern-day Iran, stretching fr...
Phoenicia
The Phoenicians.
Moab - Video
A clip from The Discovery Channel's Future Weapons where they test the effects of the M.O.A.B. on a test dummy and then discuss the results of the first test...
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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Aramaeans
The Arameans, or Aramaeans, (Aramaic: ܐܪ̈ܡܝܐ‎, ארמיא ; ʼaramáyé) are a Northwest Semitic people who originated in what is now present-day central Syria (Biblical Aram) during the Late Bronz...
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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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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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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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Midian
Midian (/ˈmɪdiən/; Hebrew: מִדְיָן‎), Madyan (Arabic: مدين‎), or Madiam (Greek: Μαδιάμ) is a geographical place and a people mentioned in the Bible and in the Qur'an. Scholars general...
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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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Philistines
The Philistines (/ˈfɪlɨstiːnz/, /ˈfɪlɨstaɪnz/, /fɨˈlɪstɨnz/, or /fɨˈlɪstiːnz/; Hebrew: פְּלִשְׁתִּים, Plištim) were a people described in the Bible.The Hebrew term "pelistim" occurs 286 times in the M...
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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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Nubia And The Powerful Kingdom Of Kush
Pharaonic Egypt is arguably the most famous ancient civilization on the African continent. This does not mean, however, that it was the only ancient civilization that sprang from African soil.
Early Christianity
Early Christianity is the period of Christianity preceding the First Council of Nicaea in 325. It is typically divided into the Apostolic Age and the Ante-Nicene Period (from the Apostolic Age until N...
Early Christianity - Wikipedia
Cherethites
Cherethites and Pelethites (Hebrew: כרתי‎), the former also spelled Kerethites, are names given by the Hebrew Bible to two of the ethnic groups in the Levant. Their identity has not been determi...
Rezin
King Rezin of Aram (/ˈriː.zɪn/) or Rasin of Syria in DRB (Hebrew: רְצִין ,  {{{2}}},  răzin; Latin: Rasin) ruled from Damascus during the 8th century BC. During his reign, he was a tribu...
Theory of Phoenician discovery of the Americas
The theory of Phoenician discovery of the Americas is a fringe theory that suggests there was Pre-Columbian trans-oceanic contact between people of the New World and the Phoenicians or other Semitic p...
Theory of Phoenician discovery of the Americas - Wikipedia
Horites
Horites or Horim (חרי) were a people mentioned in the Torah (Genesis 14:6, 36:20, Deuteronomy 2:12) inhabiting areas around Mount Seir which was in Canaan (Gen. 36:2,5). Mt. Seir seems to have been na...
Fénius Farsaid
Fénius Farsaid (also Phoeniusa, Phenius, Féinius; Farsa, Farsaidh, many variant spellings) is a legendary king of Scythia who shows up in different versions of Irish folklore. He was the son of Boath...
Hebrews
Hebrews (Hebrew: עברים or עבריים, ʿIḇrîm, ʿIḇriyyîm; ʿIvrim, ʿIvriyyim; ʕibrim, ʕibriyim) is a term appearing 34 times within 32 verses of the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible). While the term was not an ethno...
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Code of Hammurabi
The Code of Hammurabi is a well-preserved Babylonian law code of ancient Mesopotamia, dating back to about 1754 BC. It is one of the oldest deciphered writings of significant length in the world. Th...
Code of Hammurabi - Wikipedia
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...
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...
Kadmonites
Kadmonites: The name of a people inhabiting the land promised to Abraham in Genesis 15:19. Jewish tradition regards the term as being identical to Bnei Kedem ("Children of the East") a designation of ...
Ir Ovot
Ir Ovot (Hebrew: עִיר אֹבֹת ,עיר אובות, Ir Obot; lit. City of Oboth), was an agricultural cooperative (kibbutz) in Israel 1967–1980s, located in the northeastern Negev's Arava region, and still refers...
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