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Old Canaan during the revolution by Lillian Clayton Smith

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Published by Press of the Independent Reporter in Skowhegan, Me .
Written in English



  • Canaan (Me.)


  • Canaan (Me.) -- History.

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Edition Notes

Cover title: Old Skowhegan.

Other titlesGrandmother"s grandmother., Old Skowhegan.
Statementby Lillian Clayton Smith. Grandmother"s grandmother / by Louise Helen Coburn.
ContributionsCoburn, Louise Helen, 1856-1949.
LC ClassificationsF29.C25 S6
The Physical Object
Pagination[16] p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6527037M
LC Control Number11001067

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In order for the Israelites, with Joshua as their leader, to receive their inheritance in the land of Canaan they had to do two things. The first was to overcome certain nations already in or near the Promised Land (Deuteronomy - 2). The second thing Israel had to do in Canaan was to learn to live with a few groups of people who were related to Israel in some way. Canaan (/ ˈ k eɪ n ən /; Northwest Semitic: knaʿn; Phoenician: 𐤊𐤍𐤏𐤍 – Kenāʿan; Hebrew: כְּנַעַן – Kənáʿan, in pausa כְּנָעַן – Kənā́ʿan; Biblical Greek: Χανααν – Khanaan; Arabic: كَنْعَانُ ‎ – Kan‘ān) was a Semitic-speaking region and civilization in the Ancient Near East during the late 2nd millennium ite languages: Phoenician, Hebrew, . The names Canaan and Canaanite occur in cuneiform, Egyptian, and Phoenician writings from about the 15th century bce as well as in the Old Testament. In these sources, “Canaan” refers sometimes to an area encompassing all of Palestine and Syria, sometimes only to the land west of the Jordan River, and sometimes just to a strip of coastal land from Acre (ʿAkko) northward. Since , the New Canaan Historical Society has published annuals and pamphlets, rich in the details of our local history, providing an unsurpassed look at life in New Canaan. Many are still in print and are available for purchase in our Library. We also have local history books and pamphlets for sale that were published by others.

  As the book opens, year-old Lilly Bere sits at her Formica kitchen table with only her scalded teapot for company. Stricken by the suicide of her grandson, she tries to manage her grief by. The Curse of Canaan: A Demonology of History Kindle Edition It is full of Bibical history and if you know anything about the Old Testement you will understand the how, why, and who in this book. It is hard to put down. Read more. 30 people found this helpful. Helpful/5(31). During the Late Bronze Age ( B.C.), "Canaan was not made up of a single 'ethnic' group but consisted of a population whose diversity may be hinted at by the great variety of burial customs and cultic structures" wrote Ann Killebrew, an archaeology professor at Penn State University, Author: Owen Jarus.   The Book of Joshua is a book of adventure and conquest - even the days were not long enough for his battles! His name is the same as Jesus, but in Hebrew rather than Greek: Yeho-Shua, or g his spurs as an undercover agent, he, along with his confederate, Caleb, were the only two out of the twelve spies that brought Moses a good report.