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Damascus
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A. Ancient Orient

Oasis situated on the eastern edge of Antilebanon, watered by the undrained Barada, first mentioned in lists of Syrian towns of the pharaohs Thutmosis III and Amenophis III (tmsq, Tamasqu) and then in the  Amarna lette…

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Klengel, Horst (Berlin) and Leisten, Thomas (Princeton), “Damascus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 29 March 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e310250>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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