Cultural Analogs

The following was compiled from discussions on the Hillfolk forum, and is a listing of historical cultural analogs to those cultures provided in the Hillfolk setting.

Reedbeards – Egyptians
Eye-Burners – Assyrians
Brick-Squarers – Babylonians (the brick squaring, lots of cities)
Tridents – Philistines
Threshers – Moabites
Iron-Makers – Hittite (lost empire, the iron and bull god. Their scattering, though, seems to be a fictitious way to insert them into the setting)
Shell-Grinders – Phoenicians
Saltmen – Edomites (exported salt from the Dead Sea)
Rockheads – Ammonites (traditional enemies of the Israelites with limestone and sandstone quarrys)
Domers – Arameans (headgear)

Cultural Analogs

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