Canaanite Mythology

The Gods of Ancient Canaan

HADAD

Canaanite Storm God

Also known as RIMMON

Blundering Canaanite Storm God

Known as ‘The Crasher’.

Unlike most Storm Gods who bellow, roar and wield mighty thunder-generating weapons, Hadad causes thunder by stumbling around the sky and falling over things. How embarrassing.

Still, he does get a mention in the Old Testament under the name of Rimmon. And over in Babylon he was greatly respected under the name Adad.

Hadad Facts and Figures

Name: Hadad
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: RIMMON

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Canaan
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Storms
Area of expertise: Storms

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 214

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Article last revised on May 19, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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