Canaanite religion

Canaanite religion is the name for the group of Ancient Semitic religions practiced by the Canaanites living in the ancient Levant from at least the early Bronze Age through the first centuries of the Common Era. The name Canaan means "Land of Purple" (a purple dye was extracted from a murex shellfish found near the shores of Palestine).

Canaanite religion was polytheistic, and in some cases monolatristic.

A great number of deities were worshiped by the followers of the Canaanite religion; this is a partial listing:

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