Western Mystical Tradition Canaani Phoenicia Dilmun

The Canaani claim a heritage from Bahrain. The epicenter of the Bronze Age Kingdoms(s) of Dilmun,

Phoenician and Hebrew were indistinguishable until around 1050 BC
The Torah reviews Phoenicia as a respectable country.
The predecessor to Greek Civilization was certainly the development of the Mediterranean as a Phoenician Lake - from 1000 BC until 570 when the Persian Achaemanid dynasty captured Tyre.

The Jews story of captivity in Egypt has an interesting possible interpretation:

First, The canaanites, which were a larger group of tribes of which the Israelites were a branch, lived under Egyptian rule while in Lebanon and Israel, so it is possible the captivity is a combination of a smaller group, which undoubtedly would have happened.  The Egyptians would have captured Jews/Hebrews amongst the conflicts they had with the Canaanites. Some of them would have been taken back to Egypt. So the story could combine stories of the period of Egyptian domination. Also, since the Jews allready lived in the promised land, how long ago are we talking about? Why do the Jews lack the recollection of Dilmun, other than as a possible origin of Eden.

Notes from the pagan origins of Judaism
Ugarit texts and psalms

Dilmun as Eden Enki 

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"Mozia ephebe" - Melqart (?)

Melqart is likely to have been the particular Ba‘al found in the Tanakh (the Jewish Bible, specifically in 1 Kings 16.31–10.26) whose worship was prominently introduced to Israel by King Ahab and largely eradicated by King Jehu.[citation needed] In 1 Kings 18.27, it is possible that there is a mocking reference to legendary Heraclean journeys made by the god and to the annual egersis ("awakening") of the god:

And it came to pass at noon that Elijah mocked them and said, "Cry out loud: for he is a god; either he is lost in thought, or he has wandered away, or he is on a journey, or perhaps he is sleeping and must be awakened."

The Hellenistic novelist, Heliodorus of Emesa, in his Aethiopica, refers to the dancing of sailors in honor of the Tyrian Heracles: "Now they leap spiritedly into the air, now they bend their knees to the ground and revolve on them like persons possessed".

The historian Herodotus recorded (2.44):

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