American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
Descendants of Canaan, of the Zidonian branch, who settled a town, called Arka, at the northwest foot of Mount Lebanon, Genesis 10:17 ; 1 Chronicles 1:15 . The ruins of Arka have been found by Burckhardt and others about fourteen miles northeast of Tripolis.
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
One family of Canaanites (Genesis 10:17; 1 Chronicles 1:15). A place N. of Phoenicia, called subsequently Caesarea Libani (at the base of Lebanon) from being Alexander Severus' birthplace; well known to the crusaders. Now Arka, two and a half hours from the shore; twelve miles N. of Tripoli; and five S. of Nahr el Kebir (Eleutheris). The ruins are scattered on a hill of about two acres, and on a plateau N. of it.
Canaanites, the - The descendants of Canaan the son of Ham, of whom the Jubusites, the Amorites, the Girgashites, the Hivites, the Arkites, the Sinites, the Arvadites, the Zemarites, and the Hamathites were branches
Canaanites - These were the Arkites, Arvadites, Hamathites, and Zemarites
Canaan, History And Religion of - Genesis 10:15-20 clarifies the implications of this Hamitic descent in the sons of Canaan: Sidon, Heth, the Jebusites, the Amorites, the Girgasites, the Hivites, the Arkites, the Si-nites, the Arvadites, and Zemarites, and the Hamathites
Canaan - Canaan had ten other sons, who were fathers of as many tribes, dwelling in Palestine and Syria; namely, the Hittites, the Jebusites, the Amorites, the Girgasites, the Hivites, the Arkites, the Sinites, the Arvadites, the Zemarites, and the Hemathites