Canaanite Mythology

The Gods of Ancient Canaan

MOLOCH

Canaanite Sun God

Also known as Molech, Malcam

Picture of the Canaanite Sun God Moloch from our Canaanite mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Malevolent Sun God

He appears as an old man with ram’s horns and a scythe.

Gets a mention in the Old Testament, which is never a good thing. He is accused of sacrificing children and having connections with Baal and is to be avoided at all costs.

Moloch Facts and Figures

Name: Moloch
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Molech, Malcam

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

In charge of: the Sun
Area of expertise: Sun

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 576

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

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