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Til Barsip
(187 words)

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(Arabic Tall al-Aḥmar) on the eastern bank of the Euphrates, about 20 km to the south of Karchemish. Remains from the Ubaid period (5th millennium BC) and the early, middle and late Bronze Age; several inscribed stelai from the period of the Luwian dynasty of Hapatilas (10th/9th cent. BC). Under the name TB the capital of the small Aramaic principality of Bīt-Adini, which was conquered after several attempts by the Assyrian ruler Salmanassar III in 856 BC. In the town, renamed Kār Šulmānu-Ašarēd, he bu…

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Hausleiter, Arnulf (Berlin), “Til Barsip”, 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 28 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1214160>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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