Those Canaanites…

According to Genesis 10, Canaan was the father of Sidon (Greater (on land) and Lesser (on sea)) his firstborn, and of the Hittites (Indo-European and Canaanite), Jebusites (from Jerusalem), Amorites (most of the Levant), Girgashites (completely unknown, Canaanite tribe), Hivites (Hurrians? probably some Canaanite tribe W. of Jordan), Arkites (Irqata/Arka, 34°31’50″N, 36° 2’48″E), Sinites (Ugaritic Siyannu, at Tell Siyanu, 35°21’56″N, 36° 0’10″E), Arvadites (Isle or Arvad), Zemarites (Amarna Sumur, 34°42’30″N, 35°59’10″E) and Hamathites (Hamah).

Author: pithom

An atheist with an interest in the history of the ancient Near East. Author of the Against Jebel al-Lawz Wordpress blog.

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