Canaan

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Canaan
region
A 1692 depiction o Canaan, bi Philip Lea
A 1692 depiction o Canaan, bi Philip Lea
Polities an fowks
Canaanite leids

Canaan (Northwast Semitic: knaʿn; Phoenician: 𐤊𐤍𐤏𐤍; Biblical Ebreu/ Masoretic: כְּנָעַן [Kənā‘an; Ḵənā‘an]) wis a Semitic-speakin region in the Auncient Near East during the late 2nt millennium BC. In the Bible it corresponds tae the Levant, in pairteecular tae the auries o the Soothren Levant that provide the main settin o the narrative o the Ebreu Bible, i.e., the aurie o Israel, Philistia, Phoenicia, an ither naitions.

Coordinates: 32°46′00″N 35°20′00″E / 32.7667°N 35.3333°E / 32.7667; 35.3333