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Yamm
 
Yamm was the god of oceans, seas, rivers and lakes in several old semitic religions, for instance in Phoenicia, Ancient Egypt and for the Canaanites.

According to legend, Yamm was awarded the divine rule over the world by El. Baal, initially destined to become Yamm's servant, refused and challenged Yamm for battle. Baal came out victorious and won the divine kingship.

Yamm was mentioned in the old Egyptian Astarte papyrus and might be identical with the old semitic god Lothan.

    

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