carchemish

  • 1 CARCHEMISH — (Heb. כַּרְכְּמִישׁ), ancient city in N. Syria, on the east bank of the Euphrates. Known today as Jerablus, it is about 62 miles (100 km.) northeast of Aleppo. The city s importance as a political and commercial center derived from its location… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 2 Carchemish — Coordinates: 36°49′47″N 38°00′54″E / 36.82972°N 38.015°E / 36.82972; 38.015 …

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  • 3 Carchemish — /kahr keuh mish, kahr kee /, n. an ancient city in S Turkey, on the upper Euphrates: important city in the Mitanni kingdom; later the capital of the Hittite empire. Also, Charchemish. * * * Ancient city state, western bank of the Euphrates River …

    Universalium

  • 4 Carchemish —    An ancient Near Eastern city strategically located on the upper Euphrates in northern Syria on one of the main trade routes linking Mesopotamia to the Mediterranean world. Archaeological evidence indicates that the site of carchemish was… …

    Ancient Mesopotamia dictioary

  • 5 Carchemish — Karkemish Karkemish et les principaux sites de la Syrie du IIe millénaire av. J. C. Karkemish (appelée Europus par les Romains) est une ville antique des empires Mitanni et …

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  • 6 Carchemish — Antigua ciudad estado en la orilla occidental del Éufrates. Sus restos se ubican al sudeste de Gaziantep, Turquía, cerca de la frontera con Siria. Durante el segundo milenio BC, perteneció al reino mitanni y más tarde llegó a ser una de las… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 7 Carchemish — geographical name ruined city S Turkey on the Euphrates at Syrian border N of modern Jarabulus, Syria …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 Carchemish — noun /ˈkɑːrkimɪʃ/ ancient city in Mesopotamia on the Euphrates, near modern day Turkish Syrian border …

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  • 9 Carchemish —    Fortress of Chemosh, a city on the west bank of the Euphrates (Jer. 46:2; 2 Chr. 35:20), not, as was once supposed, the Circesium at the confluence of the Chebar and the Euphrates, but a city considerably higher up the river, and commanding… …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 10 Carchemish — A Syrian city on the River Euphrates which was bitterly fought over and passed in turn to Assyria, Egypt, and Babylonia (605 BCE; Jer. 46:2) …

    Dictionary of the Bible

  • 11 Carchemish — Car•chem•ish [[t]ˈkɑr kə mɪʃ, kɑrˈki [/t]] n. anh geg an ancient city in what is now S Turkey, on the upper Euphrates: a chief Hittite city …

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  • 12 Carchemish — /kaˈkimɪʃ/ (say kah keemish), /ˈkakəmɪʃ/ (say kahkuhmish) noun an ancient Syrian settlement on the upper Euphrates; conquered by Assyria in 717 BC …

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  • 13 Carchemish — /kahr keuh mish, kahr kee /, n. an ancient city in S Turkey, on the upper Euphrates: important city in the Mitanni kingdom; later the capital of the Hittite empire. Also, Charchemish …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 Battle of Carchemish — Infobox Military Conflict caption= conflict=Battle of Carchemish partof=the Egyptian Babylonian wars date=c. 605 BC place=Carchemish result=Decisive Babylonian Victory combatant1=Egypt Assyria combatant2=Babylonia commander1=Necho II… …

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  • 15 Кархемыш —     (Carchemish), огромный телль, расположенный на р. Евфрат на границе Турции и Сирии. Раскопки производились Британским музеем в 1878–1881 и 1911–1914 гг. Телль был заселен в энеолите (халафская керамика) и в бронзовом веке, но достиг важного… …

    Археологический словарь

  • 16 Anatolia — /an euh toh lee euh/, n. a vast plateau between the Black and the Mediterranean seas: in ancient usage, synonymous with the peninsula of Asia Minor; in modern usage, applied to Turkey in Asia. Cf. Asia Minor. * * * or Asia Minor Turkish Anadolu… …

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  • 17 Hethites — • One of the many peoples of North Western Asia, styled Hittim in the Hebrew Bible, Khuti or Kheta on the Egyptian monuments, and Hatti in the cuneiform documents Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Hethites     Hethites …

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  • 18 Thapsacus — (Hebrew: Tiphsah [תִּפְסַח] ), meaning ford or passage) was an ancient town along the western bank of the Euphrates river that would now lie in modern Syria or Turkey. Thapsacus was the Greek and Roman name for the town. The town was important… …

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  • 19 Selim Ahmed (Dahoum) — Selim Ahmed (ca. 1897 1916) was a Syrian Arab known for his relationship with T. E. Lawrence. In 1911 he became friends with Lawrence, who was working as an archaeologist at Carchemish, where Ahmed had been hired as a water boy. Lawrence and the… …

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  • 20 Dahoum — Selim Ahmed. Photo: T. E. Lawrence. Selim Ahmed (ca. 1897–1916) also called Dahoum , meaning little dark one , was a Syrian Arab who worked with T. E. Lawrence at a pre war archaeological dig at Carchemish. They met while Lawrence was working as… …

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