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Myth - Yam

Canaanite Gods and Goddesses
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Yam
From Christopher Siren's page. Sea and river god who lives in an undersea palace. A dragon, serpent, and Leviathan (Lotan) may have been in his following. Feuds with Baal.

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His name means ocean. Eventually Baal defeats him. He is associated with Lotan and with alterations this story is told in the Biblical tale of Leviathan and Behemoth

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