Canaanite Mythology

The Gods of Ancient Canaan


Phoenician Sickness God

Also known as Resef, Resheph

Picture of the Canaanite Sickness God Reshef from our Canaanite mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Phoenicean Plague God

We may be barking up the wrong pyramid, but Reshef seems to have an uncanny resemblance to the Egyptian Reshep.

In fact it seems he went there on vacation and never returned.

Reshef Facts and Figures

Name: Reshef
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Resef, Resheph

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

In charge of: Disease & Sickness
Area of expertise: Disease, Sickness, Illness

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 4778

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Article last revised on May 19, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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