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  canaanite.org
The main intent is to introduce the readers, and hopefully the researchers into the Canaanite (Phoenician) language and eventually culture.
Its main target audience is the Lebanese people, so that they can discover their own culture and their own language, but its larger target is everyone intersted in human language and culture, because we are all at the end, united in our humanity.
The Lebanese language is a hybrid language with the Canaanite tongue at its base.
www.canaanite.org   (1034 words)

  
  Canaanite/Ugaritic Mythology
When the Greeks encountered the Canaanites, it may have been this aspect of the term which they latched onto as they renamed the Canaanites the Phoenikes or Phoenicians, which may derive from a word meaning red or purple, and descriptive of the cloth for which the Greeks too traded.
However, while both Phoenician and Canaanite refer to approximately the same culture, archaeologists and historians commonly refer to the pre-1200 or 1000 B.C.E. Levantines as Canaanites and their descendants, who left the bronze age for the iron, as Phoenicians.
The Canaanite gods Mot and Milqart of Tyre, and the Mesopotamian god Nergal, whom I believe is somewhere referred to as Malik=king, are a couple of the prime candidates for being Molech.
www.meta-religion.com /World_Religions/Ancient_religions/Near_eastearn/canaanite_ugaritic_mythology.htm   (6210 words)

  
  Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Canaanite
In the Gospels he is called the Canaanite or Cananaean or Zelotes, synonymous terms referring probably to association with the sect of Zealots.
Jesus, healer of the Canaanite woman's daughter in Matthew's gospel: a social-scientific inquiry.
Canaanite in the Amarna Tablets: A Linguistic Analysis of the Mixed Dialect used by Scribes from Canaan.(Review)
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Canaanite&StartAt=11   (791 words)

  
  Trinity - The Canaanite Conquest of Jesus
And be-hold, a Canaanite woman from that region came out and was crying, “Have mercy on me, O Lord, Son of David; my daughter is severely oppressed by a demon.” But he did not answer her a word.
Matthew’s use of the term “Canaanite” to describe the woman highlights the nature of this woman and her daughter as the worst of outsiders.
Canaanites are the quintessential enemies of Israel, the ones God had commanded them to exterminate because their sins were so extreme that contact with them, especially through inter-marriage, would lead Israel into idolatry and immorality.
www.tesm.edu /articles/lemarquand-canaanite-woman   (3581 words)

  
 Canaanite and Phoenician religions
The religions of the peoples of this region, Phoenicians, Moabites, Canaanites, Hebrews etc., did have regional differences, and according to sources never was never any unifying ideas, rituals and pantheons across the region.
Horon was a popular god among the Canaanites, and possibly a god with the earth as his realm (chthonic).
Canaanite religion and its symbols and gods are mentioned over and over again in the Old Testament, and there also are many similarities in ideas and in rituals.
i-cias.com /e.o/can_phoe_rel.htm   (2308 words)

  
 Canaanite languages
The Canaanite languages are a subfamily of the Semitic languages, spoken by the ancient Canaanite peoples.
Canaanite languages were also spoken in ancient times by the self-identified Hebrews who are believed to have immigrated to the Canaan region from the Chaldees.
In ancient times, Canaanite was spoken as a dialectual continuum of a variety of peoples who were regarded as ethnically and culturally distinct.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/c/ca/canaanite_languages.html   (196 words)

  
 Canaan & Ancient Israel @ University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Canaanite religion was based on the worship of local deities in local temples, but included widely held myths and rituals.
Canaanite deities were organized in a pantheon: El the creator, his consort Athirat (Asherah), the storm god Ba'al, and his sister Anat, a goddess of hunting and warfare.
Overall, precise identification of Canaanite gods and goddesses is difficult due to the fact that depictions of the deities are scarce, found mainly in the form of votives: small bronze statues and ceramic plaques.
www.museum.upenn.edu /Canaan/CanaaniteReligion.shtml   (403 words)

  
 JewishEncyclopedia.com - CANAANITES, THE:   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Since the term "Canaanites" was also applied to the Phenicians, it gradually obtained the meaning of "traders," as used in Isa.
18, where the language of the Canaanites is referred to, the word "Canaan" is applied to the Jewish population of Palestine, but in Hosea xii.
The word designating Canaanites in these inscriptions is, however, applied in a wider sense to the people of western Syria in general.
www.jewishencyclopedia.com /view.jsp?artid=79&letter=C   (388 words)

  
 The Canaanite Religion: Natib Qodesh
Generally speakings, modern Canaanites usually strive: 1) To be law-abiding citizens; 2) To follow the ethics of their chosen communities; and 3) To follow the teachings of the Canaanite gods and ancestors.
It should be noted, that the Canaanite religious orgnisation is not patriarchal in the modern and quasi-derogative sense of the word (Meriam-Webster dictionary defines it as "control by men of a disproportionately large share of power").
Canaanites believe that once a person crosses the border to a territory of a paricular God, he or she must respect that deity.
www.witchcraft.co.il /circles/natibqodesh.html   (2663 words)

  
 Science Fair Projects - Canaanite languages
The Canaanite languages are a subfamily of the Semitic languages, spoken by the ancient peoples of the Canaan region, including Canaanites, Hebrews, Phoenicians, and eventually Philistines.
The Phoenician (and especially Carthaginian) expansion spread their Canaanite language to the Western Mediterranean for a time, but there too it died out, although it seems to have survived slightly longer than in Phoenicia itself.
The extra-biblical Canaanite inscriptions are gathered along with Aramaic inscriptions in editions of the book "Kanaanäische und Aramäische Inschriften ", from which they may be referenced as KAI n (for a number n); for example, the Mesha Stele is "KAI 181".
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Canaanite_languages   (422 words)

  
 bible.org: Baalism in Canaanite Religion and
Its Relation to Selected Old Testament Texts
Baal is of course one of the principal deities in the Canaanite pantheon and was regarded as the storm and fertility god.
While recognizing the obvious Canaanite parallels in the psalm (e.g., vocabulary and structure) Craigie, for his part, is not ready to admit of such a history for the psalm.
The Canaanite pantheon, as described in the Ugaritic sources, is composed of several gods, perhaps the most important being Baal himself as the storm and fertility god.
www.bible.org /page.php?page_id=2053   (9341 words)

  
 Canaanite Religions and Baal Worship -- Joyful Heart Ministries
"Characteristic of Canaanite fertility ritual is the association of male and female 'holy ones' (cult prostitutes) with temples and shrines of the fertility deities.
But an even greater danger than the detestable practices of Canaanite religion, were the assumptions that underlay them, which were diametrically opposed to the worship of Yahweh.
But Canaanite religion challenged this monotheism, and Israel was constantly tempted to worship additional gods for added "insurance" against bad crops or infertility of herds.
www.jesuswalk.com /joshua/canaanite-religion.htm   (1704 words)

  
 Canaanite Language - BibleWiki
The language of the Canaanites and of the Hebrews was substantially the same.
This is seen from the fragments of the Phoenician language which still survive, which show the closest analogy to the Hebrew.
The cuneiform writing of Babylon, as well as the Babylonian language, was taught in the Canaanitish schools, and the clay tablets of Babylonian literature were stored in the Canaanitish libraries.
bible.tmtm.com /wiki/Canaanite_Language   (125 words)

  
 Canaanite - Definition, explanation
Canaanite can describe anything pertaining to Canaan: in particular, its languages and inhabitants.
The purpose of this temple is the explanation and worship of the ancient deities of Canaan and Phoenicia, an area in the Near East which includes what are the modern countries of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and Israel/Palestine, all the way through the Sinai.
The excavation of an ancient Canaanite and Israelite city by the Institute of Archaeology...
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/c/ca/canaanite.php   (305 words)

  
 alt.mythology Canaanite/Ugaritic Mythology FAQ, ver. 1.1
When the Greeks encountered the Canaanites, it may have been this aspect of the term which they latched onto as they renamed the Canaanites the Phoenikes or Phoenicians, which may derive from a word meaning red or purple, and descriptive of the cloth for which the Greeks too traded.
However, while both Phoenician and Canaanite refer to approximately the same culture, archaeologists and historians commonly refer to the pre-1200 or 1000 BC Levantines as Canaanites and their descendants, who left the bronze age for the iron, as Phoenicians.
The Canaanite gods Mot and Melqart of Tyre, and the Mesopotamian god Nergal, whom I believe is somewhere referred to as Malik=king, are a some of the prime candidates for being Molech.
www.cs.uu.nl /wais/html/na-dir/mythology/canaanite-faq.html   (6521 words)

  
 News | Gainesville.com | The Gainesville Sun | Gainesville, Fla.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Canaanite languages are a subfamily of the Semitic languages, which were spoken by the ancient peoples of the Canaan region, including Canaanites, Hebrews, Phoenicians, and eventually Philistines.
All of them became extinct as native languages in the early 1st millennium CE, although Hebrew remained in continuous literary and religious use among Jews, and was revived as a spoken, everyday language in the 19th century by Eliezer Ben Yehuda.
The extra-biblical Canaanite inscriptions are gathered along with Aramaic inscriptions in editions of the book "Kanaanäische und Aramäische Inschriften", from which they may be referenced as KAI n (for a number n); for example, the Mesha Stele is "KAI 181".
www.gainesville.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Canaanite_language   (309 words)

  
 Canaanite culture and religion
The Canaanites, with whom the Israelites came into contact during the conquest by Joshua and the period of the Judges, were a sophisticated agricultural and urban people.
The religion of the Canaanites was an agricultural religion, with pronounced fertility motifs.
Many Israelites succumbed to the allurements of the fertility-laden rituals and practices of the Canaanite religion, partly because it was new and different from the Yahwistic religion and, possibly, because of a tendency of a rigorous faith and ethic to weaken under the influence of sexual attractions.
history-world.org /canaanite_culture_and_religion.htm   (829 words)

  
 Fr. George Morelli -- Resilience and the Canaanite Woman
The Canaanite woman came to Jesus crying, "Have pity upon me Son of David!" It is the only occasion on which Jesus was ever outside of Jewish territory: the land of Tyre and Sidon north of Galilee where the hated Phoenicians, the enemies of the Jews, lived.
The Canaanite woman had to have been aware that Jesus was telling her that Jews considered her to be contemptible.
As the crumbs of bread from the Masters table was the food that sustained the Canaanite Woman, may the food received by Orthodox Christians from the table of the altar during Divine Liturgy sustain us to become tough and resilient in overcoming the barriers of life in Christ.
www.orthodoxytoday.org /articles6/MorelliCanaaniteWoman.php   (701 words)

  
 The Arcane Archive - Canaanite/Ugaritic Mythology FAQ, ver. 1.2
When the Greeks encountered the Canaanites, it may have been this aspect of the term which they latched onto as they renamed the Canaanites the Phoenikes or Phoenicians, which may derive from a word meaning red or purple, and descriptive of the cloth for which the Greeks too traded.
However, while both Phoenician and Canaanite refer to approximately the same culture, archaeologists and historians commonly refer to the pre-1200 or 1000 B.C.E. Levantines as Canaanites and their descendants, who left the bronze age for the iron, as Phoenicians.
The Canaanite gods Mot and Milqart of Tyre, and the Mesopotamian god Nergal, whom I believe is somewhere referred to as Malik=king, are a couple of the prime candidates for being Molech.
www.arcane-archive.org /faqs/faq.caugmth.9805.php   (7027 words)

  
 history
The lower city was founded in approximately the 18th century BCE (Middle Bronze Age) and continued to be settled until the 13th century (the end of the Late Bronze Age) when both the upper and lower city were violently destroyed.
Canaanite Hazor is mentioned on several occasions in external records: it is first mentioned in the 19th century BCE in the Egyptian Execration texts.
Another Israelite battle, this time against a Canaanite army led by Sisera, Jabin's general, is described in the Book of Judges, Chapter 4.
unixware.mscc.huji.ac.il /~hatsor/history.htm   (704 words)

  
 Baby Priest: Proper 15, Year A: St. Augustine on the Canaanite Woman
Just then a Canaanite woman from that region came out and started shouting, "Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David; my daughter is tormented by a demon." But he did not answer her at all.
Further, he teaches that humility is good, and he rewards the Canaanite woman's humble pronouncement that she is one of "the dogs that eat the crumbs that fall from their masters' table." Jesus, according to St. Augustine, thinks this kind of humility is desirable.
In our contemporary era, the Canaanite woman is sometimes seen as a woman who has found her authentic voice and who, rather than being silent, plays a part in her spiritual liberation by asserting her need for Jesus’ message of salvation.
lifeofababypriest.blogspot.com /2005/08/proper-15-year-st-augustine-on.html   (3884 words)

  
 Sermons From Seattle - Series A   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Also, these stories of the healing of the Canaanite woman in Tyre/Sidon and the deaf mute in the Greek cities of the Decapolis reminds us of the Apostle Paul when he finally discovered that he was to be a missionary to the Gentiles and not to the Jews.
It is the Jewish gospel of Matthew that underscores this woman was a Canaanite which meant that she was symbolic of abominable and detestable religious practices.
Above, He turns away from the Canaanite woman who implores Him despite the scorn of the apostles; in a house at the right we see a woman trying to comfort the recumbent girl who is tormented by a devil.
www.sermonsfromseattle.com /series_a_yelping_puppiesGA.htm   (5950 words)

  
 Canaanite/Ugaritic Mythology FAQ, ver. 1.2
When the Greeks encountered the Canaanites, it may have been this aspect of the term which they latched onto as they renamed the Canaanites the Phoenikes or Phoenicians, which may derive from a word meaning red or purple, and descriptive of the cloth for which the Greeks too traded.
However, while both Phoenician and Canaanite refer to approximately the same culture, archaeologists and historians commonly refer to the pre-1200 or 1000 B.C.E. Levantines as Canaanites and their descendants, who left the bronze age for the iron, as Phoenicians.
Between 2300 and 1900 B.C.E., many of the coastal Canaanite cities were abandoned, sacked by the Amorites, with the inland cities of Allepo and Mari lost to them completely.
pubpages.unh.edu /~cbsiren/canaanite-faq.html   (6346 words)

  
 Jesus and the Canaanite Woman
A Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, "Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is suffering terribly from demon-possession."
Mark tells us the woman was born in Syrian Phoenicia, so this is in agreement with Matthew's statement that she is a Canaanite.
Some people's requests were granted when they asked (Mt 8:2-3); some were healed without asking for it (Mk 5:1-13, 25-29); some were asked if they believed Jesus could heal them before they were healed (Mt 9:27-30).
www.rationalchristianity.net /canaanite_woman.html   (547 words)

  
 Canaanite History, Culture, Literature, etc   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The iconography of the Canaanite gods Reshef and Baal : late Bronze and Iron Age I periods (C 1500-1000 BCE).
Canaanite myth and Hebrew epic; essays in the history of the religion of Israel.
Canaanite in the Amarna tablets : a linguistic analysis of the mixed dialect used by the scribes from Canaan.
www.lib.washington.edu /NearEast/canaan/h&ccanaan.html   (5911 words)

  
 The Canaanites
Throughout this series, whenever we refer to a "Canaanite", for example, we may be referring to a Canaanite spirit or to a person "infected" with that type of spirit.
Canaanite spirits, therefore, are left-handed spirits that emphasize freedom and grace, downplaying truth and judgment, just as Hittite spirits do.
You must be willing to curse the Canaanite spirit in you, confront your son in his iniquity, and curse the iniquity in him unto destruction.
shamah-elim.info /cananite.htm   (6946 words)

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