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Book: The Old Testament Hebrew Scriptures in Five Minutes

Chapter: 26. Did the Hebrews Conquer Canaan?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.44909


The Canaanites whom, according to the Book of Joshua, the Hebrews conquered reflect a diffuse Levantine reality of the Late Bronze age. Ancient Israel arose within the Canaanite world as part of the response to the collapse of imperial rule.

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