Hamah

Hamah, 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 1812 Burckhardt discovered stones in it with Hittite inscriptions.

Population (circa 1900) given as 45,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Hamadryad * Haman
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Halyburton, Thomas
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Hamadan
Hamadryad
Hamah
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Hamann, Johann Georg
Hamburg
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Hamerton, Philip Gilbert
Hamilcar Barca
Hamilton
Hamilton, Alexander

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