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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Hamah

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The Hamath of the Bible, an ancient city of Syria, on the Orontes, 110 m. NE. of Damascus; manufactures silk, cotton, and woollen fabrics; is one of the oldest cities of the world; has some trade with the Bedouins in woollen stuffs; during the Macedonian dynasty it was known as Epiphania; in 1812Burckhardt discovered stones in it with Hittite inscriptions.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Hamah'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/h/hamah.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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