Canaanite Mythology

The Gods of Ancient Canaan

MOT

Canaanite Death God

God of Death

When Baal paid him a visit he was humiliated and forced to eat mud and do ridiculous things to himself and then die. Anath, the wife of Baal was not having any of this. She stormed down to Mot and demanded a full restoration. Mot replied ‘Over My Dead Body!’

So she cut him into small pieces and then ground him into powder, which she sprinkled over Baal and he was back in business again.

Mot Facts and Figures

Name: Mot
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

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

In charge of: Death
Area of expertise: Death

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 336

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

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