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Baal

[n] - any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples
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Baal

Divine title given to their chief male gods by the Phoenicians, or Canaanites, of the eastern Mediterranean coast about 1200-332 BC. Their worship as fertility gods, often orgiastic and of a...
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Baal

Ba'al (bā' a l) noun ; Hebrew plural Baalim (-ĭm). [ Hebrew ba'al lord.] 1. (Myth.) The supreme male divinity of the Phoenician and Canaanitish nations. » The name of this god occurs in the Old Testament and elsewhere with qualifying epithets subjo...
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Baal

noun any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples; the Hebrews considered Baal a false god
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Baal

• (n.) The whole class of divinities to whom the name Baal was applied. • (n.) The supreme male divinity of the Phoenician and Canaanitish nations.
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Baal

(from the article `Schlöndorff, Volker`) After a short period of rather poorly received efforts, Schlöndorff formed his own film company, the first production of which Baal (1970), starring ... Until 1924 Brecht lived in Bavaria, where he was born, studied medicine (Munich, 1917–21), and served in an army hospital (1918)....
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Baal

god worshiped in many ancient Middle Eastern communities, especially among the Canaanites, who apparently considered him a fertility deity and one of ... [22 related articles]
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Baal

Baal (bā'ul) , plural Baalim (bā'ulim) [Semitic,=master, lord], name used throughout the Bible for the chief deity or for deities of Canaan. The term was originally an epithet applied to the storm god Hadad. Technically, Baal was subordinate to El. Baal is attested in the Ebla te...
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Baal

In Canaanite mythology, Baal was the god of fertility. He was the son of El. In Phoenician mythology, Baal was the god of fertility, the storm, and winter rains, whose annual struggle with Mot, the god of harvesting crops, symbolized for Phoenicians the renewal of the earth's vegetation each spring.
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Baal

Divine title given to their chief male gods by the Phoenicians, or Canaanites, of the eastern Mediterranean coast about 1200–332 BC. Their worship as fertility gods, often orgiastic and of a phallic character, was strongly denounced by the Hebrew prophets
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Baal

[video game] Baal is one of Psygnosis`s less-popular titles, which featured the player as a `Time Warrior` sent into the recesses of hell to recover pieces of `The War Machine` which has been stolen by the evil minion, Baal. Unlike most other Psygnosis titles such as Shadow of the Beast and Brataccas, this game didn`t break any new ground, ...
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Baal

[play] Baal was the first full-length play written by the German modernist playwright Bertolt Brecht. It concerns a wastrel youth who becomes involved in several sexual affairs and at least one murder. It was written in 1918, when Brecht was a 20-year-old student at Munich University, in response to the expressionist drama The Loner (Der Ei...
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Baal

[disambiguation] Baal is a Hebrew word meaning `lord` or `master`. Baal may also refer to: ==Deities== ==Places== ==People== ==In fiction== ==Music== ==In games== ==Other uses== ...
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Baal

[demon] Baal (l {respell|BAYL|`}; sometimes spelled Bael, Baël (French), Baell) is in 17th Century goetic occult writings one of the seven princes of Hell. The name is drawn from the Canaanite deity Baal mentioned in the Hebrew Bible as the primary god of the Phoenicians. While his Semitic predecessor was depicted as a man or a bull, the d...
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