A member of any of the peoples who speak or spoke a Semitic language, including in particular the Jews and Arabs.
- After the Bronze Age, Amorites, Western Semites, Hyksos and Hittites successively invaded the area.
- Within the gaunt pinnacles, in colours that represent ores and igneous rock, Ancient Egyptians, Semites and Nabataeans have left evidence of passage.
- Paradoxically, they accuse Arabs who are Semites themselves, of anti-Semitism.
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