This category is about Edom, an ancient people and culture that arose in Southern Canaan during the Iron Age (13th century BCE). Their land is the modern-day Negev or the Southern side of the states Israel and Jordan. The Bible states that the Edomites were descended of Esau, Jacob's older twin brother, which makes them the closest Biblical nation to the Israelites. The Edomites were eventually conquered and converted into Judaism by John Hyrcanus and then assimilated during the late Second Temple period (125–112 BCE) into the Jews of Israelite origin.
This category has the following 3 subcategories, out of 3 total.
Media in category "Edom"
The following 22 files are in this category, out of 22 total.
- Bazra.JPG 243 KB
- C+B-Assyria-DetailedMap.JPG 757 KB
- Ceramic bowl - Tawilan.JPG 2.17 MB
- Cuneiform tablet - Petra.JPG 388 KB
- Cylinder seals - Tawilan.JPG 122 KB
- Edom mtns.JPG 1.26 MB
- Edom.PNG 16 KB
- Edomite flask - Ghrarah.JPG 2.33 MB
- JRSLM 300116 Hazeva 01.jpg 2.87 MB
- Levant 830-nl.PNG 26 KB
- Levanti riigid.jpg 280 KB
- Sela.JPG 280 KB