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Definition: Land along the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea that was home to the ancient Israelites. It was also part of the Phoenician territories. When reading the history of Israel, you will sometimes see Israel and Canaan used interchangeably. Technically, the ancient Israelites were Canaanites.

Related Resources:
The Ancient Middle East
Learn more about the area as a whole.

Elsewhere on the Web:
Geography and Maps of Canaan
One of the best ways to study ancient lands is to look at maps. This site has several good ones.

More on Canaan
Learn more about this ancient land, the site of so much history.

Canaanite and Phoenician History and Culture
Get the bigger picture of life in ancient Canaan and Phoenicia.

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