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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Tanis

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An ancient city of Egypt, whose ruins mark its site on the NE. of the Nile delta; once the commercial metropolis of Egypt, and a royal residence; fell into decay owing to the silting up of the Tanitic mouth of the Nile, and was destroyed in A.D. 174 for rebellion.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Tanis'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/t/tanis.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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