[b-hebrew] Dan (was: Where Was Jacob's Ladder)

Yitzhak Sapir yitzhaksapir at gmail.com
Sun Nov 11 09:47:47 EST 2007


On Nov 11, 2007 12:15 PM, George Athas wrote:

> The reference is not to a place in what is now southern Turkey, but
> rather to a people group. They have been variously called DANOI,
> DANAOI, or DANAANOI (or other close variants). Sometimes they are
> associated with the Sea Peoples and there is one theory that the
> Danites were these people arrived in the Levant. They may be mentioned
> in the Phoenician inscription of Kilamuwa from Zencirli, Turkey
> (ancient Sam'al/Ya'di). They are probably mentioned in Homer's Iliad.

Now also in a stela from Incirli -
http://www.humnet.ucla.edu/humnet/nelc/stelasite/stelainfo.html
http://www.humnet.ucla.edu/humnet/nelc/stelasite/zuck.html
http://www.humnet.ucla.edu/humnet/nelc/stelasite/stelatext.html
http://etd.unisa.ac.za/ETD-db/ETD-desc/describe?urn=etd-08192005-082659
( 05chapter4b.pdf p.40-42 of the pdf )
http://www.umich.edu/~aos/abs973.htm ("The Phoenician Text of the Incirli
Trilingual")

Yitzhak Sapir



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