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  Religion and Mythology
goddess of fertility Semitic Religions

se mit' ik, adj. relating to or denoting a family of languages that includes Hebrew, Arabic, and Aramaic, and certain ancient languages such as Phoenician and Akkadian

 
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BaalBaal was the name of an ancient Canaanite fertility god, the worship of whom spread around the Mediterranean. The god's name means lord or master, and the worship of him was most commonly connected with the tilling of the soil.
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